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Militant involved in killing of Kashmiri Pandit killed in Awantipora military Op: Police

Armed forces near military operation site in Awantipora Pulwama. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar on Tuesday said the militant who killed Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma, has been killed in Awantipora military operation.

Kashmir zone police while quoting ADGP Kumar said the militant killed in the operation has been identified as Aqib Mushtaq Bhat of Pulwama.

He said Aqib was an A category militant was was initially working with Hizbul Mujahideen, but was now working with TRF.

“Killed terrorist identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat of Pulwama (A category). He initially worked for HM terror outfit, nowadays he had been working with TRF. Killer of late Sanjay Sharma neutralised,” police tweeted.

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