Indian police shot dead two suspected terrorists from Pakistan in a pre-dawn encounter near New Delhi on Sunday, an Indian news agency reported, quoting a senior police official.
The two men engaged in a gunbattle with the anti-terror squad in the suburb of Noida, which borders the Indian capital, the Press Trust of India news agency reported, citing senior police official Brij Lal in Uttar Pradesh state, where Noida is located.
"One of the terrorists, while being taken to hospital, identified himself as Farooq, a resident of Okara in Pakistan," Lal said according to PTI. His companion was identified as Abu Ismail from Rawalakot, also in Pakistan.
Lal told PTI that the two men died on their way to a hospital, and that an Indian police officer was also injured in the incident.
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