Srinagar: Two persons, who were killed in a road mishap at Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district early Monday, were militants, police said.
SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh told a local news agency that the two persons were riding on a motorbike and died in a mishap today.
The duo was shifted to nearby hospital and later removed to Srinagar hospital where both of them succumbed.
“One among the two killed persons is a local from Brath Sopore who was identified as Owais Ahmad Mir son of Bashir Ahmad Mir while the identity of another is being ascertained,” SSP Harmeet Singh said.
Regarding Owais, he had joined militancy recently and was missing since last fortnight,” he said.
Meanwhile, official sources said that another person is also believed to be a militant and is reportedly a foreigner.
Pertinently, the duo was riding a motorcycle and met with an accident at Warpora today due to slippery road conditions. (GNS)