Tribune News Service
Srinagar, August 19
Three militants have been killed in two separate gunfights in Kashmir on Wednesday, police stated.
An unidentified militant was killed in operation in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The militant was killed in a joint operation that was launched by safety forces at round 3.45 pm on enter about militant presence close to Molu Chitragam Shopian.
While the identification of the slain isn’t recognized, sources stated the slain is newly recruited militant.
In the second gunfight of the day, two militants have been killed in an operation at Ganawpora Kralgund in Handwara sub-district of north Kashmir.
The gunfight erupted late night in an orchard when joint groups of forces cordoned the world. The operation is over.
#HandwaraEncounterUpdate: LeT Cmdr Naseer-u-din Lone, who was #involved in #killing of three CRPF jawans at #Sopore on 18/4/20 and three CRPF jawans at #Handwara on 4/5/20, bought killed: IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/eSTNJxMrMe
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) August 19, 2020
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar recognized one of many slain as Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Naseer-u-din Lone, who was concerned within the killing of a minimum of six CRPF males in two assaults in north Kashmir.
“He was involved in killing of three CRPF jawans at Sopore on April 18 and 3 more CRPF jawans at Handwara on May 4,” Kumar stated.