LeT militant active for five years killed in Harwan gunfight: IGP Kashmir

Khalid, as per IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, had infiltrated in 2016 and was active in general area of Harwan ever since.
LeT militant active for five years killed in Harwan gunfight: IGP Kashmir
File photo of IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar.

Srinagar Dec 19: Police on Sunday identified the militant killed in the gunfight with security forces in Harwan area of Srinagar as Saifulla alias Abu Khalid alias Shawaz, a resident of Pakistan's Karachi affiliated with the Lashkar outfit.

Khalid, as per IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, had infiltrated in 2016 and was active in general area of Harwan ever since.

"SrinagarEncounterUpdate: Killed #terrorist identified as Saifulla @ Abu Khalid @ Shawaz, resident of Karachi (#Pakistan), affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit LeT. He infiltrated in 2016 & was active in general area of Harwan & involved in several terror crimes," IGP Kashmir said in a statement.

The IGP further informed that three Pakistani militants have been killed in Srinagar city in the last 33 days.

"03 #Pakistani #terrorists killed in #SrinagarCity within 33days. They were involved in several terror crimes including attacks on Police/SFs & civilian killings. It shows that Pakistan is hell-bent to disturb peace in valley especially in Srinagar City".

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