Police statement regarding Sopore encounter, one among two slain militant identified

Police issued a statement today regarding Sopore encounter. A police spokesman said that it is further informed that one of the killed militant has been identified as Abdul Majeed Mir @ Sameer S/O Bashir Ahmad Mir R/O Tujar-Sharief Bomai Sopore while the identity of another terrorist is still being ascertained. They were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Moreover Case FIR No. 73/2018 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bomia and investigation is in progress.

It is pertinent to mention that the slain militants were active in the area and were involved in various cases of civilian killings and attacks on security establishments. They were also found involved in Case FIR No 02/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Arif Maqbool Sofi R/O Wahipora Handwara, FIR No 37/2018 PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Mohammad Ashraf Mir R/O Harwan and FIR No 72/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the recent killing of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Ghulam Rasool Mir R/O Harwan Sopore.

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