A terrorist, who had killed a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and six-year-old boy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag last week, was shot dead yesterday night in an encounter in Srinagar, police said. Zahid Dass had manage to escape on Tuesday after security forces cornered him in Anantnag.
The troops of the Special Operations Group and the CRPF launched a joint security operation last night in Malbagh area of Srinagar. A CRPF jawan was also killed in line of duty during the encounter.
“#Killer of JKP & CRPF personnel at #Bijbehara #Anantnag and one 6 years old boy, #terrorist Zahid Daas killed in yesterday’s #encounter at #Srinagar. Big success for JKP & CRPF: IGP Kashmir @JmuKmrPolice,” the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted this morning.