Firing near EDI Papore; 2 militants reportedly killed


Srinagar, Dec 8: Two separatist guerrillas were killed in a shootout with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.

“Two militants were killed today (Tuesday) evening in Sempora area near Pampore town during a shootout with the security forces,” a senior police officer told IANS here.

“Following specific information about the movement of militants on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, security forces established a ‘Naaka’ (checkpost) at Sempora. During checking of vehicles, militants travelling in one vehicle opened indiscriminate automatic fire when the vehicle was signalled to stop.

“This sparked of a brief gunfight, in which two militants were killed and two AK-47 rifles recovered,” said the police officer.

Traffic on the highway was restored immediately after the incident, he added.


Pampore Encounter (1)

Pampore Encounter (2)

Pampore Encounter (3)


terrorist killed in Pampore

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