5 militants killed in Kachdora were locals: Police

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Srinagar: Police on Monday identified the militants killed in Kachdoora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district during a fierce gunbattle with government forces on Sunday.
The slain militants have been identified as Ishfaq Thokar resident of Paddarpora Shopian, Aitmad Hussain Dar resident of Amshipora Shopian, Aqib Bashir resident of DH Pora Kulgam, Sameer Lone of Hillow Shopian and Gayas ul Islam Thoker of Paderpora, a police statement said.
Police said that all of them are understood to be part of HM outfit, and had joined the organisation in last one year.