Friday, July 8, 2016

Kashmir's Top Militant Commander Killed By Indian Security Forces

Reuters: Indian police says shoot dead militant leader in Jammu & Kashmir

Indian security forces said they shot dead separatist militant leader Burhan Wani in northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Friday, a figure well known for his calls to arms on social media.

As news of the 22-year-old's death spread, crowds pelted police with stones in Srinagar, the state's summer capital, and in some southern reaches of the state, officials said.

Authorities ordered restrictions on the movement of people and traffic in parts of Srinagar on Saturday and police said they had placed several separatist leaders under house arrest to prevent trouble.

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More News On Reports That Kashmir's Top Militant Commander Was Killed By Indian Security Forces

Top rebel leader killed in Indian Kashmir, police say - AFP
Burhan Wani, Kashmir Valley’s most wanted militant commander, killed, say reports -- The Hindu
Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani killed in J&K encounter -- Times of India
J&K: Top Hizbul Mujahideen man Burhan Wani killed in encounter -- IBTimes
What We Know About Hizbul's Burhan Wani: 10 Facts -- NDTV

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