Sopore gunfight: Police identifies one slain militant as Tujar Sharief resident

A spokesman said that the identity of another slain militant was being ascertained.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 25 2018 10:03PM | Updated Date: Sep 25 2018 10:03PM
Sopore gunfight: Police identifies one slain militant as Tujar Sharief resident

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday identified one of the two slain militants in Sopore gunfight as Abdul Majeed Mir alias Sameer of Tujar Sharief area of Baramulla district.

A spokesman said that the identity of another slain militant was being ascertained.

Two militants were killed in a gunfight in Tujar area of Sopore today.

“The slain militants were active in the area and were involved in various cases of civilian killings and attacks on security establishments,” said the spokesman.

“They were also found involved in Case FIR No 02/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Arif Maqbool Sofi R/O Wahipora Handwara, FIR No 37/2018 PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Mohammad Ashraf Mir R/O Harwan and FIR No 72/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the recent killing of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Ghulam Rasool Mir R/O Harwan Sopore,” claimed the spokesman.

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