Militant whose car was used in February 14 Pulwama attack among two JeM militants slain in Bijbehara gunfight

Militant whose car was used in February 14 Pulwama attack among two JeM militants slain in Bijbehara gunfight
Security forces near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, on February 14, 2019 in Srinagar, India. Near 50 CRPF personnel were killed and many others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast at Lethpora.

One of the two militants killed in Marhama, Bijbehara areaof Anantnag in south Kashmir has been identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat who wasthe owner of the car used in Lethpora attack in February this year in which 40CRPF men were killed.

A police officer confirmed to news agency GNS that SajadBhat of JeM was killed along with his associate in the operation.

Sajad alias Afzal Guru had joined Jaish-e-Mohammad'sFidayeen squad days before the Lethpora attack.

Sajad Bhat, son of Mohd Maqbool Bhat, was a resident ofMarhama Sangam.

A soldier was killed and two others injured in the gunfightthat broke out today morning.

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