October 2000 News

Hizb ultras clash in PoK

11 October 2000
The Hindu

New Delhi: The differences among the ranks of Hizb-ul- Mujahideen came to the fore when three activists of the outfit were killed in internecine clashes in Kotli in Pakistan occupied Kashmir(Pok) a few days ago. An armed contingent of Jamaat-e-Islami, led by Pok Amir(chief) Abdul Rashid Turabi, forcibly occupied the headquarters and several camps of the rival Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Pir Panjal regiment in Kotli and Sahansa areas and appointed one Shamsher Khan as chief of the regiment, according to information from captured militants.

 

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