One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with the security forces on Saturday in Imam Sahib area of Shopian is reportedly an M.Tech student from central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
The slain student-turned-terrorist was identified as Rahil Rashid Sheikh of Nunner area of Ganderbal, news agency GNS reported.
The report said that Rahil had joined the terrorist ranks on April 3.
GNS identified the other terrorist as Bilal Ahmad resident of Keegam, Shopian.
Both the slain terrorists were affiliated with Hizb outfit, the report said.