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Top Hizbul commander killed in J&K

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Srigar, Sept 4: A top commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was among the two militants killed in a gunfight with security forces in outskirts of Sopore town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday, police said. Two Hizbul terrorists including its north Kashmir ‘Divisiol Commander’ were killed in a gunfight with police and security forces in Sopore, a police statement said. It said that acting on specific information, a joint team of police, the Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon and search operation in Check-e-Brath area of Sopore but came under fire from hiding terrorists, leading to the gunfight. The two terrorists killed in the gunfight were later identified as ‘Divisiol Commander’ Pervaiz Ahmad Wani, resident of Galoora Handwara, and eem Ahmad jar, a resident of Shelpora Brad, Sopore. (IANS)

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