Srinagar: A terrorist believed to have been involved in the killing of two labourers form Bihar, was shot dead by security officials in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
The labourers had been killed in Wanpoh in Kulgam.
The terrorist, identified as Javed Ahmed Wani, had assisted another terrorist named Gulzar in the killing. Wani was killed after a brief exchange of fire on Thursday. A pistol, one magazine and one Pakistani grenade were recovered from him.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar was quoted as having said that Wani was on a mission to target a shopkeeper in Baramulla.
According to reports, terrorists had opened fire on the additional director of police (ADP) of the Army and Police in Cherdari in Baramulla. The armed personnel retaliated and eliminated Wani.
Last week, Kulgam police had neutralized two militants from Laskhar-e-Taiba.
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