A terrorist killed in an encounter in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday, had rescued a group of Indian Army soldiers during the devastating floods in Pampore in 2014.
It has come to light that the slain terrorist, who was identified as Asif Muzaffar Shah, was hailed for rescuing over a dozen soldiers during the 2014 devastating floods in Pampore.
Shah, who was a resident of Sambora Pampore village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, was killed in the gunfight with security forces in Nawhar village of Charar-e-Sharif town of Budgam district. At least two soldiers were drowned in that incident.
According to reports, Asif had joined terrorist ranks last month on August 13.