Slain militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight identified


Two bodies of the two slain militants killed in Bagender Bejbehara have been identified and both are locals.

The slain militants were identified as Safder Amin Bhat, 25, son of Mohammad Amin, a resident of Zirpara Bijbehara. Safder joined militancy on 12-05-2017, after clearing his 12th class exam. He was affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen outfit.

Another slain militant was identified as Burhan Ahmad Ganie @ Saifullah, 25, son of Ghulam Mohammad Ganie, a resident of Malipora Hablish Kulgam, at present SK Colony Anantnag. Burhan had cleared 12th class and was undergoing Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He joined militant ranks (HM) on 24-06-2018.

The encounter at Bagender began After a joint team of Army’s 3RR, SOG Anantnag laid siege in Bejbhera after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area on Thursday early morning.


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