Arrested hybrid militant killed in Shopian encounter: Police – ‘Kashmir News Trust #KNT
‘Kashmir News Trust #KNT
Police on Tuesday said that the hybrid militant Imran Bashir who was arrested following the death of two migrant labourers from Uttar Pradesh in a grenade blast in South Kashmir’s Shopian, has been killed in an encounter with the fire from another militant.
Two migrant labourers Manish Kumar and Ram Sagar from Kanoj Uttar Pradesh were killed in Hermain village of Shopian after militant hurled a grenade. Shortly after the attack, police in a tweet said that hybrid militant Imran Bashir Ganaie responsible for the attack has been arrested.
Police later in another teweet informed that on the disclosure of arrested militant Imran Bashir another militant involved in the Hermain attack has also been arrested.
Police on Tuesday said that Imran Bashir was killed in an encounter with the fire from another militant in Nowgam Shopian.
Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said that based on the disclosure of arrested hybrid militant and in continuous raids by police & security forces, another contact was established between militants & Security Forces at Nowgam Shopian, in which hybrid militant namely Imran Bashir Ganaie was killed by the firing of another militant.
Police further informed that incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, were seized from the encounter site and the search operation is still going on. (KNT)