SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian authorities forces have killed a prime insurgent commander in Kashmir throughout a gunbattle within the disputed area’s foremost metropolis. Police are calling the killing a serious success towards rebels preventing towards Indian rule for many years. The lifeless commander, Saifullah Mir, was the chief of operations of the area’s largest insurgent group, Hizbul Mujahideen. Inspector-Basic Vijay Kumar mentioned police and paramilitary troopers on Sunday launched an operation in a neighborhood in Srinagar metropolis’s outskirts primarily based on a tip that Saifullah was sheltering there. There was instantly no affirmation from the rebels concerning the killing.