Srinagar: Four people, including a LeT militant commander and a policeman, were killed in Mirbazar shootout that took place Saturday evening along the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Anantnag district, police said on Sunday.
Police identified the slain militant as Fayaz Ahmad Aishwar, alias Sethe, a resident of Qaimoh in Kulgam district. Police said Fayaz was involved in the Udhampur attack in 2015 and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had announced a reward of Rs. 2 lakh on him.
Four people were also injured when militant opened fire at a police party in the Mir Bazaar area of the south Kashmir district. The police party was regulating traffic in the area after a road accident, police said.
The militants were travelling in a car when they attacked the police party.