According to police spokesman, a CRPF checking party was fired upon by ‘anti national elements’ in Gagran, Shopian. The spokesman further adds that the CRPF party retaliated and in the ensuing firefight, “two anti national elements got killed”.
“One pistol and two grenades were recovered from their possession. In this incident three more persons identified as Towseef Ahmed Bhat son of Gul Mohammad resident of Baba Mohalla Shopian, Aadil Rehman Wachkoo son of Abdul Rehman resident of Shopian and Mohammad Yousuf of Durpora, Zainpora were injured. While Mohammad Yousuf died on the place of incident, Towseef Ahmad Bhat died on way to hospital, Aadil Ahmad Wachkoo has been admitted in SMHS, Srinagar and is stable. The identity of the anti national elements is being ascertained,” the spokesman said.
“The phone which was recovered from the unidentified anti national elements has been used by militants of Lashker,” he added.