Budgam gunfight: Slain militants identified

Srinagar: Police on Thursday said that the bodies of two slain militants were retrieved from the site of encounter along with arms and ammunition at Zagoo in Budgam.

One of the killed militants has been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Khan son of Abdul Ahad Khan, a resident of Brass Arizal Budgam while the other militant has been identified as Muhammad Amin Mir son of Ghulam Rasool Mir resident of Drangbal Pampore.

A police spokesperson said that both the slain militants were involved in a series of  attacks on security establishments in the area. “Mukhtar was involved in case FIR No 37/2018 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act, 16/18 ULAP Act dated 25.03.2018 in Budgam, while Mohd Amin was involved in case FIR No 75/2018 under section 18/20/30 ULAP Act at PS Pampore.”

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