Two Militants Eliminated at Tral Gunfight; Search Operation Still On
Tral: Based on specific intelligence about presence of two militants in Ratsuna Mohalla of Tral a coordinated joint operation was launched by Rashtriya Rifles units of Army and the SOG resulting into killing of two local militants and recovery of 2 AK47 rifles, 6 magazines of AK 47 Rifles, 90 rounds of AK 47 and other war like stores.
Rashtriya Rifles units along with SOG launched the operations on the night of 27th and 28th night. The area was effectively cordoned preventing escape of militants. While the cordon was being laid around the suspected house the militants hiding in the area opened heavy volume of fire. Thus, the contact was established in the late hours of 27 February 2015, fire continued for some time resulting into killing of two militants of HM outfit namely Shabir Mir of Datsara, Tral and Idris Ahmad Shah of Nurpura, Tral. Subsequent search of the site of operation resulted in the recovery of two AK-47 rifles, 6 magazines of AK 47, 90 rounds of AK 47 and other warlike stores. The bodies of the slain militants were handed over to the police.