Militants slain in south Kashmir gunfight identified

Militants slain in south Kashmir gunfight identified
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Srinagar: The six militants slain in Satkipora gunfight with government forces have been identified.

The slain include top Lashkar commander Azad Ahmad Malik @ Dada Malik, son of Nazir Ahmad Malik, a resident of Idgah Mohalla Arwani Bijbehara Anantnag;  Unas Shafi Bhat, a Hizb recruit son of Muhammad Shafi Bhat, a resident of Takiya Maqsood Shah, Bijbehara; Basit Ahmad Mir, Lashkar recruit, son of Ishtiyaq Ahmad Mir, a resident of Pushwara Anantnag; Atif Nazar, a resident of Waghama Anantnag, a Hizb recruit; Firdaus Ahmad, a resident of Machpona Pulwama and Shahid Ahmad, a resident of Kawani Awantipora.

The slain were killed by government forces in a gunfight in the wee hours today.

Sources said that the bodies of the slain have been handed over to their relatives.