Militants kill two policemen in Pulwama district of Kashmir

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr.13: Militants killed two policemen on Sunday in a fierce gunbattle at a house of National Conference youth leader in a residential area of Pulwama district.

In the afternoon, militants attacked the house of National Youth Conference leader, Yavar Masoodi, and opened fire at the leader’s house. During a brief encounter, the militants were killed and a police service gun was recovered.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) South Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that the militants were killed in a brief encounter when the police chased them in a nearby field.

“Today, in the afternoon militants attacked the house of NC leader Yawar Masoodi. Two policemen were killed in the attack. One militant ran away with the gun. When the militants were running, a reinforcement of army and police was called. An encounter took place while the security forces were chasing them in which the two militants were killed and the police gun was also recovered,” said Kumar. (ANI)