Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including PhD scholar-turned-terrorist Manan Bashir Wani, were killed Thursday during an encounter at Handwara
The encounter started early morning following a specific intelligence about presence of Wani, 27, along with two others, they said.
Police made repeated announcements on public address system appealing to the militants to surrender
Wani, who was enrolled as a PhD scholar with the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), joined militancy in January this year. (Agencies)