SRINAGAR — A militant killed in an overnight gunfight with a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Wagoora area of Nowgam in Srinagar district has been identified as Uzair Ashraf Dar, officials said on Wednesday.
They said Uzair, a resident of Wandina Melhoora Wachi Zainapora, was active since January 2, 2021.
One pistol along with a magazine and six rounds besides two grenades have been recovered from him, the officials said.
The gunfight had ensued after a team of police and CRPF was fired upon during a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) launched in the area amid specific information about the presence of the militants. (GNS)