Shopian killings: Police says all killings are one incident

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that the militant found dead in an orchard in Saidpora Shopian might be linked to the Pahnoo shooting that left a militant and four civilian’s dead last night.

“Dead body of one more militant recovered at Saidpora in the jurisdiction of PS Hurpora Shopian. He has been identified as Ashiq Hussain Bhat resident of Rakh Kapran of LeT. He was missing from November 13, 2017,” a police spokesman in a Statement said.

He said the preliminary investigation suggests the death of the said militant a part of the chain of the incident at Pahnoo Shopian. Further investigation is on.

“Another body has been found near the incident of the last evening at Pahnoo Shopian. Police is investigating. He has been identified as Gowhar Ahmed Lone of Chitragam Shopian,” he added.

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