Two suspected over-ground workers of militants killed in J-K's Kupwara

Updated: Jun 28 2022 6:36PM

Srinagar, Jun 28 (PTI) Two suspected overground workers (OGWs) of militants were on Tuesday shot dead by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The deceased were identified as Majid Chechi and Shamsudin Beigh. They are believed to have come to receive a cache of arms and narcotics and facilitate infiltration of militants, they said.

"As reported by the Army, at approximately 0015 hours on 28th June, some suspicious movement was observed close to the fence in general area India Gate – Bichu in Keran sector of Kupwara by own fence patrol party. The suspected movement was challenged by the Army's patrol party," a police spokesperson said.