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Haider among two LeT militants killed in Kulgam Encounter: IGP Kashmir

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Says killing of Haider big success

Srinagar, May 08: Two LeT militants including a Pakistani commander Haider were killed in Devsar area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday afternoon.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar while confirming to GNS said that both militants have been killed including commander Haider.

Haider a pak national was active more than two Years in north Kashmir’s and had recently shifted his base to South. He was involved in many militant related incidents, the top said.

The other slain militant has been identified as Shabaz Shah of Kulgam, who was hrybid militants and active since two weeks, the top added.

Earlier a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)

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