4 mujahideen martyred in Srinagar, Kulgam gunfights

Four mujahideen were martyred in two separate gunfights with the Indian occupational forces in central Kashmir’s Srinagar and south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday.
An Indian Police officer said the gunfight broke between mujahideen and the occupational forces at Zadibal area of the city following an extensive search operation.
The operation was jointly launched by the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Indian occupational Police and paramilitary CRPF after intelligence inputs confirmed the presence of mujahideen in the area.
 Indian Police spokesman said the mujahideen were asked to surrender through their family members and community members but they refused to surrender and opened fire instead.
In the gunfight, three mujahideen were martyred and their bodies were retrieved from the gunfight site, he said.
The martyred mujahideen were identified as Shakoor Farooq Langoo of Bharthana Srinagar and Shahid Ahmad Bhat of Semthan Bijbehara.
The identification of the other martyred mujahideen was yet to be ascertained. They were affiliated to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and TRF Jammu Kashmir.
Indian Police said Lango was involved in the killing of two BSF personnel at 90-feet Road Soura on May 20 and had snatched an AK rifle from the BSF man.
Meanwhile, the body of a martyred mujahid who was martyred in a gunfight with the Indian forces at Likhdipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday, was recovered from the gunfight site on Sunday.
The  martyred mujahid was identified as Tayab Waleed alias Imran Bhai alias Gazi Baba, a Pakistani national affiliated with Jaish-e-Muhammad.
Indian Police Sources said two mujahideen managed to escape from the Kulgam gunfight site.
“However, they left their weapons behind,
The bodies of the martyred mujahideen have been sent to Handwara and Baramulla for last rites after the completion of their medico-legal formalities.
The family members of the martyred mujahideen were allowed to participate in their last rites at Handwara and Baramulla, the spokesman said.
Sunday’s gun fight in Srinagar was second of its kind in a span of around a month.
On May 20, divisional commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Junaid Sehrai and his aide were martyred in a gunfight with the occupational forces at Kanemazar, Nawakadal area of the city.

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