Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed near Jammu

May 26th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Jammu, June 26(ANI): A Hizbul Mujahideen group commander was killed in an intense encounter in Dachan, about 340 km from Jammu.

The encounter took place after the security forces got a tip-off about the presence of militants at Kripaknoo area in Dachan.

Security forces launched a search operation in the wee hours, and were able to kill the commander and trap two other militants, including a divisional commander of the organisation.

“During the operation, the militants fired at the search team. In the retaliatory fire which was continuing till noon, a group commander of the outfit Karri Qazi was killed and two of its member, including a divisional commander, were trapped,” an official source said. (ANI)

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