Telangana youth among three militants shot dead in Kashmir

An Army soldier takes position during a gun battle in which three militants were killed at Kokarnag in Anantnag district of South Kashmir on March 13 2018

"He was radicalised in to Islamic state ideology through social media and went to Kashmir to participate in terrorist activities of ISIS", a press note from Telangana police said. "He was not wanted in any of the criminal cases in Telangana", he said. The police are verifying the details of Taufeeq and his alleged links with the terror outfit.

The police said Toufeeq left home in Manuguru sub-division about a year ago to join Ansar ul Gazwat ul Hind, the Al-Qaida affiliate operating in Jammu and Kashmir, reports said.

The Al Qaeda's Kashmir cell Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, which is led by Zakir Musa, had claimed that Toufeeq from Hyderabad had joined jihad a year ago after migrating from Hyderabad to the mountains of Kashmir. "While the search was on, the hiding militants fired upon the party ensuing an encounter during which three militants were killed", they had added.

This is only the second time since 2008 that militants from another Indian state have been killed in Kashmir. He reached the valley in 2017 and joined the outfit.

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The bodies of Eesa and Owais were buried in graveyards in their respective localities while Toufeeq was buried at Gantamullah area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, where generally unclaimed foreign militants are buried.

On checking, police in Hyderabad found Taufeeq's family had locked their residence in Bhadradri Kothagudem district, and had gone incommunicado a day after he was killed. It is learned that he was one of the militants who were in the top ranks of the outfit.

In a statement carried by a local news agency, the TeM said Fazili was its district commander and identified another militant as Syed Owais Shafi, who allegedly belonged to the Hizbul Mujahideen. According to the police, he was radicalised into the ideology of worldwide terror group IS.

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