Srinagar, December 19: A top commander Saifulla Alais Abu Khalid of LeT outfit was killed in a Brief exchange of firing in Dhara Harwan area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district in wee hours on Sunday.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS that wanted commander of LeT was killed in a Brief gunfight in Harwan area.
Khalid resident of Karachi, Pakistan was active since 2016 and was active in Harwan- Dhara belt, the top cop added.
Earlier, a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Harwan.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches, the hiding militant fired upon the forces, leading to an brief encounter.(GNS)