ISJK chief Dawood Salafi among four militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

The slain, according to an official, were identified as ISJK chief Dawood Salafi alias Burhan from HMT Srinagar, Majid Manzoor Dar from Talangam Awantipora, Ashraf Itoo from Hatigam Srigufwara and Adil Hassan Mir from Sheipora Srigufwara.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 22 2018 1:55PM | Updated Date: Jun 22 2018 1:55PM
ISJK chief Dawood Salafi among four militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: PoliceFile Photo

Four militants, including the chief of IS in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, police said.

The slain, according to an official, were identified as ISJK chief Dawood Salafi alias Burhan from HMT Srinagar, Majid Manzoor Dar from Talangam Awantipora, Ashraf Itoo from Hatigam Srigufwara and Adil Hassan Mir from Sheipora Srigufwara.

An army spokesman said that a joint party of police, army and the CRPF was fired at from a house while they were carrying searches in Nowshera area of Anantnag.

He said an SOG man and a civilian were killed in the militant fire. In the retaliatory fire, he said, two militants were killed.

"While search operations in the adjoining area were intensified, militants hiding in a ‘nullah” fired at the security forces. Two more militants were killed in the ensuing firefight. Total four militants have been killed so far and the operations are underway," he said.


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