SRINAGAR: Three Pakistani militants have been killed within 33 days in different encounters in Srinagar city, officials said on Sunday.
“Three Pakistani militants killed in Srinagar City within 33 days,” police said.
“They were involved in several crimes including attacks on Police/ Security forces and civilian killings. It shows that Pakistan is hell-bent to disturb peace in Valley especially in Srinagar City,” the J&K Police quoting Inspector General Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar tweeted.
On Sunday, one Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, a Pakistani national, was killed at Harwan on the outskirts of Srinagar.
The slain militant has been identified as Saifullah alias Abu Khalid alias Shawaz, a resident of Karachi (Pakistan).
“He was affiliated with proscribed outfit LeT. He infiltrated in 2016 and was active in the general area of Harwan and involved in several crimes,” J&K Police quoting Inspector General Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar further tweeted.
On December 13, two LeT militants, including a Pakistani militant in a brief chance encounter at the Rangreth area of Srinagar.
On November 16, police said four persons were killed in an encounter at Hyderpora in Srinagar. Among the four was a Pakistani militant named as Bilal Bhai. (IANS)