J&K: Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in gunbattle
Udhampur: A top Hizbul Mujahideen
militant was shot dead by security forces during an encounter
in Reasi district on Monday.
On a tip-off, army and police launched a joint cordon
and search operation in Larad area of Mahore tehsil, 107 km
from here, this morning, police said.
Militants opened fire on security forces who
retaliated. In the subsequent encounter, the self-styled
district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen identified as Altaf
Hussein was killed.
The encounter was still continuing.
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