Three Militants were killed in South Kashmir’s Kakapora area of Pulwama District on Friday who were carried attack on BJP Leader’s house in Nowgam Srinagar yesterday.Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar said, three militants were neutralised only 24 hour's after attacked on BJP leader’s house in Srinagar.He said, attack was carried jointly by militants from Al-Badr and Lashker-e-Toiba and three among them were eliminated at Kakapora Pulwama.IGP said, that three more persons have been arrested and the vehicle used in the attack belonged to one in whose house the encounter took place at Ghatmohalla area of the Kakapora.“Srinagar and Pulwama police swiftly moved and in the process arrested a person on whose disclosure two more persons were arrested and ultimately it was revealed that three militants are hiding in house at Ghatmohalla,” he said, adding, “CASO was launched and Security forces were fired upon following they retaliated.He further added, Initially 4 civilians were kept hostage and later they were freed which took time for conclusion of the operation.”
The militants were identified as Suhail Lone and Nissar Lone besides one Junaid were killed in the gunfight.“Suhail Lone had come in Burqa,” the IGP said, adding, “ An Ak-47 rifle, a pistol and one SLR which was snatched from the policeman have been recovered. “The recovery of the SLR, he said, proves that these militants were involved in the Nowgam attack.“One new thing has emerged that it was the attack carried in unison by Al-Badr and LeT. Initially we thought all four militants were from Srinagar and were from LeT,” he said.The militants, he said, had come in an Alto vehicle (JK01E-2098) which has been seized from the house of one Nawaz Dar and he is being booked. “The vehicle belongs to him and it helped us to track the militants immediately,” he said. He said that two other militants who were part of the attack belonged to Srinagar and remained in summer capital of J&K. “Those from Pulwama left and were killed.”He said one lady suffered minor injuries in cross firing while two or three persons were injured in stone pelting at the gunfight site.Internet connectivity were snapped in whole Pulwama district after gunfight breaks as a precautionary measure and to curb the rumours.Earlier gunfight breaks out in Ghatmohalla Kakapora area of Pulwama after joint team of forces including Army, police and Crpf launched searches in area where militants fired upon forces and ends with the killing of 3 militants.