Srinagar: Most wanted LeT/TRF commander Basit Dar among two millitants were killed on Tuesday in Redwani Payeen of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Srinagar based news agency GNS quoted Inspector General of Police Kashmir V K Birdi as saying that most wanted Basit Dar was killed along with other militants in a fierce gunfight with security forces.

The top officer said that it is a big achievement for the forces as Basit Dar was behind many militant attacks especially in Srinagar.

Basit, a resident of Redwani’s Kulgam, who had been missing from his home since three years and joined The Resistance Front (TRF), a front organization of Lashkar-e-Taiba.

NIA had Announced Rs 10 Lakh Reward for Details Leading to arrest of TRF chief Basit Ahmed Dar.

Basit was also the mastermind behind the spat of civilian killings, the officer added.