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Srinagar Shootout: Militant killed identified, was tasked to carry out Fidayeen attack: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 12 (KNO): A militant who was killed in a brief gunfight in Bemina area of Srinagar yesterday evening has been identified and was a relative of one of the accused in Lethpora attack, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said Friday.

“Militant killed in Srinagar Encounter identified as Aamir Riyaz of Khrew Pulwama affiliated with militant outfit Mujahideen Gazwatul Hind. He was relative of one of the accused of Lethpora Militant Attack and was assigned to carry out fidayeen attack: IGP Kashmir”, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Earlier official on Thursday had said that acting on a specific lead about the presence of militants near police post Bemina, a brief shoot-out took place in which an unidentified militant was killed —(KNO)

 

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