Top Hizbul militant killed in J&K

Last Updated: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 00:58

Srinagar: A top Hizbul Mujahideen militant was on Sunday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian in Kashmir Valley, officials said.
Mohammad Zahid alias Abu Zaid, a resident of Doda district in Jammu region, was killed after a brief exchange of firing with security forces at Tharina village in Keller area of Shopian, 60 kms from here.

They said Zahid opened indiscriminate firing on security personnel and was killed in retaliatory action.
One AK rifle and some ammunition have been seized from the slain militant.


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First Published: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 00:58

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