Police identifies militants killed in Tral gunfight


The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday identified the slain militants killed in Midoora Tral as Yawar Ahmad Najar of Darganie Gund Tral and Umar (code name) from Pakistan. Police said that incriminating material was also recovered from the site of encounter.

The police spokesman said; “both the slain militants as per police records were affiliated with proscribed outfit JeM and were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities.”

“As per the records available with police, they were involved in series of terror attacks in Tral and Awantipora area including killing of civilian at Reshipora Tral on 18 March 2019,  firing on Security Forces at Zaji Kurd Lalpora forests on 07 April 2019, attack on Security Forces at Sofigund Forest on 09 April 2019, attack on civilian at Nowpora Awantipora on 29 March 2019, IED explosion at Amlar Tral road during the intervening night of 02/03  March 2019. Several terror crime cases were registered against them,” the spokesman said.

Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes.

People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any.


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