Thursday, October 6, 2022

Fighters involved in BJP councilor Rakesh Pandita’s assassination killed in Tral encounter: IG

SRINAGAR: One of the three Jaish fighters killed during a gunfight in Tral Jungle in southern district Pulwama was involved in the killing of a BJP councilor in the same area in June this year, police said on Saturday.

 IGP Kashmir quoted Vijay Kumar as saying, “Jaish-e-Muhammad’s militant lawyer Shah was killed in today’s encounter who was involved in the assassination of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita.” 

The lawyer was shot dead along with two of his colleagues during a skirmish this morning in Nag Baran forest in Tral district of south Kashmir. Two other militants killed in the skirmish have not been identified yet. 

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