Srinagar: A militant killed in an overnight military operation in Wagoora area of Nowgam in central Kashmir’s Srinagar has been identified as Uzair Ashraf Dar, officials said on Wednesday.
They said Uzair, a resident of Wandina Melhoora Wachi Zainapora, was active since January 02, 2021.
One pistol along with a magazine and six rounds besides two grenades have been recovered from him, the officials said.
The operation had ensued after a team of police and CRPF was fired upon during a cordon-and-search operation launched in the area amid specific information about the presence of the militants. (GNS)