CHADOORA: One of the two militants killed in Panzan Chadoora gunfight today here in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district was a former SPO working in Jammu Kashmir Police Department.
Two militants Irfan Ahmad Dar and Shiraz Ahmad, both locals affiliated with Hizbul Mujhadeen were killed in the gunfight.
Police sources said that Irfan was a former SPO who fled with an AK-47 assault rifle from Police Station Pampore earlier this year on June 26, 2018. A video of his joining Hizb had gone viral.
The slain SPO turned militant was a resident of Nehmama Kakapora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.