Srinagar: Two persons, who were killed in a road mishap in north Kashmir’s Sopore area Monday, turned out to be militants, police said.
SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh, told reporters that the two persons were riding a motorbike and died in a mishap at Warpora area.
The duo was shifted to nearby hospital where one was declared brought dead and another was shifted to Srinagar hospital where he later succumbed.
One among the two killed persons was identified as Owais Bashir, son of Bashir Ahmad Mir, a resident of Brath Sopore while as the identity of another was yet to be ascertained, police said.
Owais, according to SSP Sopore, had joined militancy recently.