Srinagar, Jun 1: Two militants, including a Paksitani, killed by security forces in an encounter in Tral, Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday evening belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) who were involved in many civilian killings and attacks, a police spokesman said here on Saturday morning.
He said two militants were killed by security forces in a joint operation at Midoora area of Tral Awantipora in Pulwama on Friday during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO). The slain militants were identified as Yawar Ahmad Najar of Darganie Gund Tral and Umar, a Pakistani resident.
He said as per police records militants were affiliated with JeM and were wanted by law agencies for their complicity in a series of incidents, including attack on security establishments and civilian authorities.
According to the police records, both of them had a history of militancy and were part of groups involved in planning & executing series of attacks in the area and many other civilian authorities.