‘Youth killed at Naseem Bagh was an active militant’

‘Youth killed at Naseem Bagh was an active militant’

Srinagar, Sep 8:

Police on Saturday said that the youth killed by unidentified gunmen at Naeem Bagh in Srinagar was an active militants affiliated with Zakir Musa group.

A top police official told that the slain youth has been identified as *Asif Nazir Dar son of Nazir Ahmad Dar and a resident of Panzgaam in Awantipore.*

_He said that Dar was active since January 2017._

Dar, according to police sources, was a *former student of Islamic University of Science and technology at Awantipora.*

_Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray told news gathering agency GNS that two magazines and a pistol were recovered from the Dar’s possession._

Earlier, an ID card of IUST was also recovered from Dar’s posession which detailed that he Ishfaq Ahmad.

Meanwhile, police have taken cognisance of the incident and registered a case under relevant sections.

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