Two Hizb militants killed in J&K

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in a gunbattle with troops in Doda district on Thursday.

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2010, 11:43 AM IST

Jammu: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants
were killed in a gunbattle with troops in Doda district on Thursday.

Acting on a tip off that a group of militants were
hiding in a cave hideout in Lamberi area of Marmat belt,
Rashtriya Rifle troops launched a cordon and search operation
in the area, defence officials said.

During search operation, troops came under heavy
firing from militants and retaliated, resulting in a
gunbattle, they said.

The slain militants have been identified as Muzaffar
and Mumtaz.Two AK rifles, magazines and ammunition rounds were
recovered from them.

PTI