Top com­man­der among 2 mil­i­tants killed in gun­fight

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Front Page -

SRINAGAR/ JAMMU: Top Al-badr com­man­der Zeenat-ul-is­lam was among the two mil­i­tants killed in an en­counter with se­cu­rity forces in Kul­gam dis­trict of Jammu and Kash­mir, po­lice said on Sun­day. “The two mil­i­tants killed in the Kat­pora en­counter have been iden­ti­fied as Zeenat-ul-is­lam and Sha­keel Ah­mad Dar. Both were in­volved in sev­eral ter­ror crimes,” a po­lice of­fi­cial said. Is­lam, a cat­e­gory A++ mil­i­tant, was a top com­man­der who had switched over to Al-badr from Hizbul Mu­jahideen in Novem­ber last year fol­low­ing con­sen­sus be­tween the two out­fits to strengthen the Al-badr, he said.

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