One of the slain categorized militant was carrying identity card of media: IGP

Two militants were killed in a gunfight with forces in Rainawari area of Srinagar on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

In a tweet, according to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), J&K police said two militants were killed in rainawari area of Srinagar. “Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered, ” the police said .

Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said one of the killed categorised local militant of proscribed #militant outfit LeT was carrying Identity Card (ID) of media. “It indicates a clear case of misuse of media: IGP Kashmir,” he said

IGP Kashmir confirmed Identify of both Militants through a tweet.

“Killed Militant (Rayees Ah Bhat) was earlier a journalist &was running online news portal ‘ValleyNews Service’ in Anantnag. Joined Militant ranks in 8/2021 &was categorised ‘C’ in our list. 02 FIRs are already registered against him for terror crimes.”

“2nd killed Militant has been identified as Hilal Ah Rah of Bijbehara, a ‘C’ categorised Militant. Further details shall follow.”