Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, has said that among the four militants killed on Friday in an encounter in Kiloora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian was a top Al-Badr commander.
IGP further said that among the slain militants, district commander Shakoor Parray and Suhail Bhat had abducted and killed the Khonmoh Panch, Nisar Ahmad Bhat, whose body was found today in an orchard in Shopian.
Meanwhile, one militant was caught alive during the exchange of firing.
Earlier, a joint team of police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kiloora.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the team, triggering off an encounter, which resulted in the killing of four militants. GNS
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