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Shopian encounter: Two among three killed militants identified

Slain Lateef lone was involved in killing of Puran Krishan, Umer Nazir in Killing of Labourer from Nepal: ADGP

Srinagar, Dec 20: Police on Tuesday said that two among three militants killed in Munjh Marg encounter have been identified.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet while quoting ADGP Kashmir said that among three killed militants two are local including Lateef Lone from Shopian and Umer Nazir from Anantnag.

He said that Lateef was killed in killing of Kashmiri Pandit Purana Krishan Bhat of Chowdrigund while Umer Nazir was involved in killing of Nepali Labourer Till Bahadur Thapa at Bon Dialgam Anantnag.

He added that 01 Ak 47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the encounter spot.

“Among 03 neutralised local militants 02 identified as Lateef Lone of #Shopian, involved in #killing of a Kashmiri Pandit Shri Purana Krishna Bhat & Umer Nazir of Anantnag, involved in killing of Till Bahadur Thapa of Nepal. 01 AK 47 rifle & 2 pistols recovered: ADGP Kashmir”, Kashmir Police zone tweeted.

KS Webdesk

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