Srinagar, Dec 31: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Friday said that one among the three militants killed in overnight gunfight at Panthachowk was Suhail Ahmad Rather who according to him was the last of the three JeM cadres involved in attack on a police bus at Zewan in outskirts of Srinagar.

Three policemen were killed and 11 others injured when the militants carried out the attack on the bus of armed police with 25 personnel on board it on the evening of December 13.

As per a tweet, IGP Kashmir said that one of the killed militants at Panthachowk has been identified as Suhail Ahmad Rather. “As revealed during yesterday’s Press Conference, militant Suhail was also involved in Zewan attack. All militants involved in (the) attack have been neutralized,” IGP Kashmir was quoted as saying in the official police twitter handle. As per police, three policemen and a CRPF personnel were injured in the initial phase of the shootout at Pathachowk.

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