Abu Maaz, a top commander of LeT killed in Sopore gunfight
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed that the second militant slain in Sopore gunfight was a top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander.
A police spokesman identified him as Abu Maaz, a top commander of LeT in North Kashmir.
Last night, the police identified one of the two slain militants in Sopore gunfight as Abdul Majeed Mir alias Sameer of Tujar Sharief area of Baramulla district.
Two militants were killed in a gunfight in Tujar area of Sopore yesterday.
“The slain militants were active in the area and were involved in various cases of civilian killings and attacks on security establishments,” said the spokesman.
“They were also found involved in Case FIR No 02/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Arif Maqbool Sofi R/O Wahipora Handwara, FIR No 37/2018 PS Bomai which pertains to the killing of Mohammad Ashraf Mir R/O Harwan and FIR No 72/2018 of PS Bomai which pertains to the recent killing of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Ghulam Rasool Mir R/O Harwan Sopore,” claimed the spokesman.gk