Militant escaped last month from South Kashmir village killed in same hamlet – ‘Kashmir News Trust #KNT

‘Kashmir News Trust #KNT

A militant was killed in Baskuchan village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Baskuchan is the same village where as per reports the same slain militant had escaped after a fire-fight with joint forces on 6 September last month.

The militant killed in today’s encounter has been identified as Naseer Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Nowpora Baskuchan hamlet of Shopian.

ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar informed that the slain militant was involved in several militancy-related incidents and had recently escaped from an encounter.

He said that incriminating material, arms, and ammunition including an AK-47 rifle were recovered from the encounter site.

This was the first encounter of this month. Last month 14 militants were killed in 10 encounters across Kashmir Valley. (KNT)

Neyaz Elahi

Neyaz Elahi, who switched from Electronic to Print Media is a Kashmir based Accredited Journalist who has written extensively on Kashmir for local, national and international web portals. He is currently associated with Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT).

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