Kulgam gunfight: Slain militant identified as engineering graduate

Three militants and two army men were killed in a gunfight in Awneera village of Shopian in south Kashmir.Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi 13-08-2017
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A soldier was also killed in the gunfight and two others, including a policeman, injured in the gunfight that erupted in Nowbug Kund early today.

The militant killed in a gunfight with government forces in Nowbug Kund village of Devsar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district belonged to Hizb ul Mujahideen, police said.
An official identified the slain as Muzamil Ahmad of Badroo Yaripora in Kulgam district.

The slain militant, he said, was a B. Tech pass-out and was associated with Hizb.

“He was active for past over three-and-a-half years,” said the official.
A soldier was also killed in the gunfight and two others, including a policeman, injured in the gunfight that erupted in Nowbug Kund early today.

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