Hybrid militant arrested in non-locals killing case in Shopian killed: Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said the hybrid militant who was arrested by police in connection with killing of two non-local labourers at Hermain village of Shopian district was killed in firing of another militant.

According to tweet by Kashmir Zone Police, based on disclosure of arrested hybrid militant and in continuous raids by police and security forces, another contact was established between militants and security forces at Nowgam Shopian, in which hybrid militant namely Imran Bashir Ganaie was killed by firing of another militant.

Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition has been recovered from the hideout/site of contact. Search still going on. Further details shall follow, the police tweeted.

Imran Bashir Ganaie of Hermain was arrested by police on Tuesday in connection with killing of two non-local labourers.

Police on Tuesday had claimed that Imran killed non-local labourers from Uttar Pradesh by lobbing grenade on them when they were at their rented accommodation at Hermain village of the district. — (KIMS)