May 2001 News

Hizb militant killed, 3 cops injured in Kashmir

8 May 2001
The Times of India

SRINAGAR: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed and three policemen injured in two separate incidents in south Kashmir since Monday night, a police spokesman said. The special operations group (SOG) of local police, in a joint operation with army, shot dead Hizbul Mujahideen militant Mohammad Iqbal Dar at Rakh-i-Momin in Zainpora area of Pulwama district early on Tuesday, the spokeman said. A pistol, a wireless set, seven grenades, an AK mazine and ten pistol rounds were recovered from the slain militant, he said. Militants lobbed a grenade towards a police post at Khrew in Pulwama district on Monday night wounding three policemen, the spokesman said, adding the injured personnel were hospitalised. (PTI)   

 

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