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TRF Commander Among 5 Militants Killed In Kulgam: Police

Srinagar: A top commander of TRF was among five militants killed in two gunfights with police and security forces in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, officials said.

A police official told GNS said that a joint team of Police and security forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation on specific information about the presence of militants in Pombai area.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering off the gunfight.

The officer further said that two militants were killed in Gopalpora area and one of them has been identified as TRF’s Afaq Sikander. The encounter in the area ensued after a joint team of Police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off the gunfight.

Meanwhile Police said that two militant associates of Lashker-e-Toiba outfit were arrested and a ready-to-use IEDs were recovered from their possession in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

“Major tragedy averted by Pulwama Police & SFs. 2 LeT terrorist associates namely Amir Bashir & Mukhtar Bhat arrested by Pulwama Police & SFs during joint naka checking. 2 ready to use IEDs were recovered from their possession. Investigation in progress: IGP Kashmir, ” IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said in a statement. A case has been reportedly registered into the incident, he said. (GNS)

 

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