2 Hizb militants killed in Shopian

Srinagar: Two top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant were killed in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday in a gunfight, army said.

The duo identified as Waseem Malla of Pehlipora Shopian and Naseer Pandit of Karimabad Pulwama were killed in a brief gunfight at Vihil Shopian.

Pandit, a former cop, had ran away with two rifles from the former PDP minister Altaf Bukhari’s residence in Srinagar a year ago.

The duo was part of Hizb commander Burhan Wani’s group.

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