The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have achieved a major success by killing a top commander.
The police said it killed Lashkar-e-Toiba/TRF commander Abbas Sheikh and his close aide in a brief encounter at Aloochi bagh area of Srinagar.
Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that the top commander of LeT/TRF, Abbas Sheikh, and his deputy Saqib Manzoor were killed.
“This is a big success for the police,” the IGP said. A police official said that Abbas Sheikh was one of the most wanted commanders whose name was also on the list of ten wanted commanders released by the police.