Hizbul militant shot dead in J&K’s Reasi district

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 11:36

Jammu: A top Hizbul Mujahideen militant
was killed in a gunbattle with police in Reasi district on Tuesday.

On a specific information, police assisted by security
forces launched a search operation in Hejzam area of Mahore
tehsil, 190 kms from here.

Militants fired on the operation party when they
closed in on a hideout. The joint operation party fired back
resulting in the encounter, a police official said

While a militant was killed, two other ultras were
still in the cordon, he said.

The encounter was going on when reports last came in
from the area.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 11:36

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