Militant killed in outskirts of Srinagar, second encounter in a day at Shalimar
Srinagar, Jan 03: An unidentified militant was killed in Gasu area of Shalimar in outskirts of Srinagar district on Monday.
A senior Police officer said that a militant has been killed in Shalimar during an operation conducted by the joint team of Police and CRPF. However, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.
Earlier, a top LeT Commander Salim Parray of Hajan was killed in the same area.
Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar called the killing of Salim Parray as a major success for Police and security forces.
During 2016 agitation Salim Parray was responsible for killing twelve civilians, IGP added.(GNS)