Second slain militant identified as Pampore resident

Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 1 2018

Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday identified the second militant slain in Arizal gunfight as Mohd Amin Mir, son of Ghulam Rasool Mir, resident of Drangbal Pampore.

Earlier, a police spokesman identified the another slain militant as Mukhtar Ahmad Khan of Brass Arizal village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman said that two militants were killed in the gunfight that broke out early today.

“They were both involved in many attacks on security establishments in the area. Mukhtar was involved in case FIR number 37/2018 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act, 16/18 ULAP Act dated 25.03.2018. Besides, they were also involved in many other civilian atrocities,” said the spokesman.

He said an army soldier was also injured in the gunfight. He was evacuated to a hospital for medical attention where his condition is stated to be stable. “Police has registered a case and investigation has started,” he said.