Youth killed in Naseem Bagh was an active militant associated with Zakir Musa group, says Police

Srinagar: The police on Saturday said that the youth killed by unidentified gunmen at Srinagar’s Naseem Bagh was an active militant associated with the Zakir Musa group, reported the Kashmir Reader. 

The slain youth, identified as Asif Nazir Dar,  son of Nazir Ahmad Dar  was a resident of Panzgaam area of  Awantipora.

The police added that he was active since January 2017. Moreover, the cops said that he was a former student of the Islamic University of Science and technology

Meanwhile, speaking to news agency GNS, Senior Superintendent of Police Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray said that  two magazines and a pistol were recovered from Dar’s possession.

Police have taken cognizance of the incident and registered a case under relevant sections.

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