Army gun-down two Hizb militants in J&K

January 23rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Jan. 23 (ANI): In an encounter with a self-styled commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and another militant were shot dead by army troops in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
The Defence spokesperson said that the security forces launched a search operation in Batyas forest belt of Gandoh tehsil following a lead on some ongoing militant activities n the area. Two Hizbul militants were killed in the intense gun battle. They terrorists were identified as Zahoor Khanday and Sajad Hussain. Khanday was a self styled tehsil commander of Hizbul Muzahideen operating in Doda since 2006 whereas Hussain was active since 2006.
Two AK rifles and other ammunitions were recovered from them. (ANI)

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