Two Hizbul militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

January 23rd, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Jan. 23 (ANI): A self-styled Hizbul-Mujahideen commander and another militant were gunned down by the security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
According to the Defense spokesperson, the security forces launched a search operation in Batyas forest belt of Gandoh Tehsil following a lead on some ongoing militant activities in the area. Two Hizbul militants were killed in the intense gun battle.
Two AK-47 rifles and other ammunitions have been recovered from the killed.
The terrorists were identified as Zahoor Khanday and Sajad Hussain.
Khanday was a self-styled tehsil commander of Hizbul Muzahideen and was operating in Doda since 2006 whereas the other one Hussain was active since 2006. (ANI)

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