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Police raid house used by militants to record threatening videos

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Srigar, Dec 2: Police on Friday raided a house in a south Kashmir village where Burhan Wani’s successor and Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir had allegedly recorded a video to threaten policemen and their informers. The house in Batipora village of Tral — the hometown of Wani — was raided in a crackdown on over-ground networks of militants. “During prelimiry investigation it was established that Zakir alias Mosa used to record videos in one of the rooms of the house,” a police statement said. “Some clothes and other material used by Zakir in different videos and photographs were also recovered. A manhunt has been launched for the absconding house owner. Zakir became the Hizbul commander after Wani was killed in a gunfight with security forces on July 8. (IANS)

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