Two LeT terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter
Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter in Pulwama district today. This was the second encounter in J&K in 48 hours. The security personnel have recovered arms from the site.J&K remains vulnerable to militant attacks: Chidambaramindia Updated: Jan 08, 2010 17:43 IST
Two LeT terrorists were killed by security forces on Friday morning in an encounter in Pulwama district in south Kashmir, 30 km from Srinagar.
The encounter lasted four hours, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda said.
The terrorists, identified as Altaf and Zahoor, were involved in a car bomb blast and killing of two policemen in Pampore last year, he said.
Two AK rifles were recovered from the militants, SP Avantipura Basheer Khan said.
Acting on specific information, police and army launched a combing operation in village Andrusa where the militants were hiding.
When the militants opened fire at them, the security forces retaliated in which the two terrorists were killed.