Two local Jaish militants nabbed in shootout in Pulwama

30 May, 2022 | Riya Girdhar

According to the IGP Kashmir, on May 13, one of the captive militants, Abid Shah, assassinated constable Reyaz Ahmad.

Two Jaish-e-Muhammad militants, including the killer of constable Reyaz Ahmad, are trapped in an ongoing shootout in Pulwama, according to Inspector General of Police Kashmir (IGP) Vijay Kumar.

“02 local militants of outfit JeM detained in encounter including killer of our Martyr Constable Reyaz Ahmad,” the Kashmir Police Zone tweeted on behalf of IGP Kashmir. On 13/5/22, a JeM terrorist named Abid Shah assassinated our unarmed colleague.”

The shootout erupted in the Gundipora region of Pulwama, south Kashmir, on Sunday evening.