‘Operation to kill Zakir Musa handled well’

Srinagar, May 24: The operation, in which one of the most wanted militant commander Zakir Musa was killed by security forces is now over without any collateral damage to security forces, police said. Inspector General (IG) of Police, SP Pani on Friday said that the operation was handled well.
“The encounter in which a terrorist was killed is over. He has been identified as Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Zakir Musa. The operation was handled well, there was no collateral damage and the forces have returned now. They have also recovered arms and ammunition from the site of the encounter,” Pani told reporters here. He lauded the precautions taken by the armed forces post the encounter and said that restrictions had been imposed in some parts of the valley but the situation was well under control.
“Post-operation the security arrangements have been managed well, there is no law and order situation reported so far. Restrictions have been imposed in some areas. Police have registered a case and the investigations are underway,” Pani said.