Terrorist who killed CRPF jawan, minor boy gunned down in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar: The terrorist who killed a six-year-old boy and a CRPF jawan in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir last week was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in the Malbagh area of Srinagar.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar tweeted: “#Killer of JKP & CRPF personnel at #Bijbehara #Anantnag and one 6 years old boy, #terrorist Zahid Daas killed in yesterday’s #encounter at #Srinagar. Big success for JKP & CRPF.”

According to the police, identified as Zahid Dass affiliated with Jammu Kashmir Islamic State, he was behind the attack on a CRPF party at Bijbehara in south Kashmir on 26 June.

The CRPF jawan and the six-year-old boy were killed when militants attacked a road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF near Padshahi Bagh bridge in the Bijbehara area of Anantnag.


NT Bureau