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Kupwara shootout: Police identifies duo as locals

Kupwara shootout: Police identifies duo as locals
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Srinagar

Two militants killed in a shootout with the government forces in Shumriyal area of north Kashmirโ€™s Kupwara district have been identified, an official said.

He identified the slain as Bilal Shah from Shart Muqam and Zahoor from Kalaroos Kupwara.

โ€œMilitants travelling in a vehicle were ambushed by Army 41 RR and SOG Kupwara at Shumriyal, diver of the vehicle escaped unhurt, while two militants were killed,โ€ he added.

โ€œThe snatched weapon INSAS from Police at Kandhar area of Maidanpora Lolab ย few days before has also been recovered from them,โ€ the official said.

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