He said initial indicators have led to the identification of the outfit, and a follow-up on that is on.
Militants fired upon a joint party of the CRPF and police near Main Chowk Sopore in north Kashmir district around noon.
The deceased militants were identified as a local militant Wasim Ahmed Lone R/o Sopore and a foreign militant Hamas alias Asrar alias Saria, who was active since March 2018 in north Kashmir.
Two municipal councillors and a policeman were killed in the militant attack in Sopore on March 29.
Two councilors and a policeman were injured in the attack that happened yesterday. While two people succumbed to injuries, councilor Shams-ud-Din Peer who was battling for life died on Tuesday.
Immediately after the attack, police, CRPF and Army men rushed to the area and launched a combing and search operation to track down the militants responsible for it
A police officer said that the IED went off when a police party was patrolling the Chota Bazar area of main town Sopore this morning.
Srinagar, Jan 3 (PTI) Unidentified gunmen tonight shot dead a man in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. The gunmen fire...