Three suspected militants were killed in separate gunfights with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam and Srinagar districts.

The gunfight in Srinagar broke out on Thursday night. The police identified the man who was killed as Aamir Riyaz, an affiliate of the militant outfit Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind.

Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said that Riyaz was related to one of the accused persons in the Lethpora attack. A rifle along with ammunition were recovered from the militant, the police said.

In the Lethpora attack, 40 security forces personnel were killed after an explosive-laden car driven by a suicide bomber rammed into their bus in Pulwama district in February 2019. In August, the National Investigation Agency had filed a chargesheet in the case.

In the Kulgam encounter, the police said they killed two militants, including the district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Shiraz Molvi. The other militant has been identified as Yawar Bhat.

Kumar claimed that Molvi recruited youth into militant ranks and was involved in the killing of civilians in the Union Territory….

Read more

donate button
Please choose the donation payment system

Donation Information

I would like to make a donation in the amount of:


I would like this donation to repeat each month

Tribute Gift

Check here to donate in honor or memory of someone

Donor Information

Add me to your mailing list


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *