J&K: Terrorists who attacked BJP leader killed

WION Web Team
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Published: Mar 16, 2018, 02:19 AM(IST)

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The terrorists yesterday fired upon BJP leader Anwar Khan at Balhama in Pulwama district. They also tried to snatch the service rifle of his PSO, constable Bilal Ahmad

At least two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces which broke out after they attacked a BJP leader and made tried to snatch the weapon of his personal security guard.

Police said that bodies of two terrorists had been recovered and a weapon and ammunition had been recovered as well.

"Bodies of two militants have been recovered so far. Their identities are being ascertained," a police spokesman said.

"Incriminating materials, which include weapon and ammunition, have been recovered as well," he said.

The terrorists yesterday fired upon BJP leader Anwar Khan at Balhama in Pulwama district. They also tried to snatch the service rifle of his PSO, constable Bilal Ahmad.

The police personnel accompanying Anwar Khan foiled the attempt, during which Bilal Ahmad received a bullet injury.

There were reports of a third terrorist as well at the time of the weapon snatching attempt and searches are going on at the site of the encounter.

(With inputs from PTI)
 

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