A top Pakistani militant Babar Ali was killed in a gunfight in Chandaji area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday, police said.
A police official told Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that the slain militant as part of same group who were killed on 24th July in Shokbaba forest area in the district.
Police identified then slain militant as Babar Ali of Ugada district of Punjab, Pakistan. After his escape in Shokbaba Gunfight, he was being continuously tracked and was engaged today, he said.
It’s pertinent to mention that three LeT militants including Sariq Altaf Baba of Bandipora who ex-filtrated in 2018 were killed in a gunfight on 24th July in Bandipora.
Earlier today, a joint by a team of SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police, Army’s 26 Assam riffles and CRPF launched cordon and search operation in the area. As the joint team intensified the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off an gunfight. (KDC)