Srinagar: Police on Thursday identified one of the slain militants killed during an encounter in Zoogu Arizal area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
One of the slain militants has been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Khan of Chill Brass Arizal. His dead body has been taken by the relatives and family for the last rites.
The official said that another body has not been identified yet.
The gunfight between the government force and militants which later ended up with the killings of two militants began today early morning after a joint team of army’s 53RR, SOG and CRPF laid a siege around Zoogu, Arizal after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.