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Five Militants Killed In Rafiabad Gunfight Buried In Hamam Village

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 09: Five unidentified militants believed to be non-locals who were killed in the 24-hour-long gunfight with government forces at Rafiabad forests, were buried in Hamam area of the northern district of Baramulla on Thursday evening.

Official sources told GNS that the bodies of the slain militants were buried with the help of local Auqaf committee at a graveyard in Hamam Markote village today in the evening.

A police officer confirmed that all the five unidentified foreign militants were buried in the area. “The slain belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit”.

The slain militants were killed in a two-day long gunfight which started on Wednesday and concluded today morning at Naldaji forests of Rafiabad.

A para commando Naresh Chander Bhutt of 9 Para also suffered injuries. (GNS)

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