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Two Al-Badr terrorists killed in Khonmoh, Srinagar gunfight

Both slain are locals; they refused repeated surrender offers: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar Monday said that two Al-Badr terrorists have been killed in Khonmoh, Srinagar encounter and the slain duo are locals.

Talking to media at Pantha Chowk, the IGP said that Srinagar police received a tip-off yesterday evening after which the lead was further developed. “Police, army and the CRPF laid a siege in Khommoh area.

Two terrorists were hiding in the area. They were repeatedly asked to surrender, but they turned down all offers,” the IGP said. “This morning, the encounter started and both the terrorists were killed. The slain duo are locals from Al-Badr outfit.”

He said that Khonmoh and Khrew areas are connected with Tral belt of Pulwama district and this stretch usually witnesses terrorists movement.

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