Two militants including a Lashkar-e-Toiba commander from Pakistan and a local militant from South Kashmir is trapped in the Barzulla area of Srinagar and the operation to neutralize both the militants is underway, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar said Monday.
Talking to reporters near the gunfight site, the IGP said that two militants including LeT commander Saifullah and another local militant from Sout Kashmir are trapped and the operation is going on.
“Saifullah was involved in the attack on CRPF on September 24 in which ASI of CRPF was killed. He was also involved in the killing of two CRPF men and injuring three at Kandizaal, Pampore,” the IGP said.
He said Saifullah had infiltrated into Kashmir this year only and was first operating in north Kashmir and since past two months, he was operating in South Kashmir,” the IGP said.