Militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir
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Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 19:37
Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of South Kashmir on Monday.

The militants opened fire on security personnel, who had launched a search operation at Ighboz village in Rajpora, after getting specific information about the presence of ultras, official sources said.

A militant identified as Javiad Ahmad alias "Zubair" was killed in retaliatory firing, while another militant was believed to be hiding in the village, they said.

Reinforcements have been rushed to the area, the sources said.


First Published: Monday, October 17, 2011, 19:37

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