Top JeM commander among 2 militants killed

Srinagar, May 24: Security forces have gunned down a top commander of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and another militant in a gunbattle in Maharaja Bazaar area of Srinagar, police said.

The slain JeM commander in the Kashmir Valley was identified as Saifullah, a police official said.


An operation was launched in Maharaja Bazaar yesterday following information about the presence of militants in the area and a gunfight ensued between security personnel and militants, the official said.

Two militants were killed in the operation yesterday, he said, adding the identity of the other militant was being established.


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