Shopian Encounter: Funeral of Local Militant Aqib offered

Pulwama: People gathered to offer the funeral prayers of a Local Militant Aqib of Batnoora Village in District Pulwama (South Kashmir).

Aqib along with his two associates got killed in an encounter in Kellar Shopian on Thursday morning.

According to police, the three were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities.

Aqib had a long history of terror crime records and several terror crime cases were registered against him. He was involved in conspiring and executing many terror attacks in the area, read a press note issued by the state police.