The Newsfeed

Militant involved in killing of PDD staff in Batamalo neutralized in Pulwama encounter

File Picture

PULWAMA: The Jammu and Kashmir police Friday said that a militant from Srinagar, who was involved in recent killing of PDD Departments staff has been killed in an ongoing Pulwama gunfight.

Reports said that the gunfight broke out between forces and militants in the Wahibugh area after a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

IGP in a tweet by Kashmir Police Zone said that a militant from Srinagar City, who was involved in recent civilian killings has been killed in the gunfight.

“The killed militant has been identified as Shahid Basir Sheikh of #Srinagar. He was involved in the recent #killing of #civilian (Mohd Safi Dar, PDD Deptt’s staff) on 2/10/21. AK 47 rifle was used in his killing. One AK rifle along with Mag/Amn recovered: IGP Kashmir”, Kashmir Police Zone tweeted.


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies