J&K Police claimed on Wednesday that the second militant slain in Sopore gunfight was a top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander.
A police spokesman identified him as Abu Maaz, a top commander of LeT in North Kashmir. Last night, the police identified one of the two slain militants in Sopore gunfight as Abdul Majeed Mir alias Sameer of Tujar Sharief area of Baramulla district.
Two militants were killed in a gunfight in Tujar area of Sopore yesterday.
“The slain militants were active in the area and were involved in various cases of civilian killings and attacks on security establishments,” said the spokesman.