Police statement on basis of army docket:Shopian incident
On the basis of the docket received from the army it is learnt that the MVCP of army located near Pahnoo in Shopian was fired upon from a swift vehicle The army retaliated in which a militant was killed and three individuals who were accompanying the said militant in the vehicle also succumbed to their injuries.
Consequently the police reached on the spot and initiated medico-legal formalities and seized the weapon. Investigation of the case has been taken up.The bodies have been handed over to the legal heirs.
Further the identity of the militant has been ascertained as
*Amir Ahmed Malik* S/O : Bashir Ahmed Malik
resident of Harmeen belonging to banned LeT outfit.He was active since July 2017.