Militant killed in ongoing encounter at Pulwama
The militant killed in an encounter with government forces at Babagund in Pulwama has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Masoli of Samboora.
Official sources said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF had laid an ambush following a tip off about the presence of Zahoor Ahmad Thoker and other militants.
Initially sources said that the government forces believed that Thoker was killed but on recovery of body it has turned that the slain was Shabir Ahmad and not the Thoker as reported earlier.
Sources said that Thoker and other militant managed to escape from the spot. (GNS)