SRINAGAR: Jammu and Police on Thursday said that a militant was shot dead in a shootout with the counter insurgent forces in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Taking to social networking site Twitter Police wrote: “Militants fired on ADP of Army and Police in Cherdari, #Baramulla. Alert parties retaliated and 1 militant killed. #Identification is being #ascertained. 01 pistol, 01 loaded magazine & 01 Pak grenade was recovered from his possession.”
The spokesman identified the slain as Javed Ahmad Wani of Kulgam district.
“Killed #terrorist is hybrid type, identified as Javed Ah Wani of #Kulgam district and he has assisted terrorist Gulzar (who was killed on 20th Oct) in #killing of 2 labourers from #Bihar in #Wanpoh. He was on mission to target one shopkeeper in #Baramulla (sic),” the spokesman quoted the IGP Kashmir as having said.