January 2005 News

Troops Kill Hizbul Mujahideen Militant

20 January 2005
The Indian Express

New Delhi: Security forces on Thursday shot dead a Hizbul Mujahideen militant.The militant Waseem Ahmad Bhat alias Asghar was killed by a joint party of BSF and police at village Largam in Tral area of the district at 1120 hrs, IST, a BSF spokesman said. He said an AK rifle; two magazines and 35 rounds were recovered from the possession of the slain militants. Meanwhile, a CRPF spokesman said security forces recovered some arms and ammunition from forest area in Kupwara district. One sniper rifle, one Pikka machine gun, 10 rounds of ammunition, 10 hand grenades and 10 UBGL grenades were recovered from Putushahi and Gangbug forests of the district, he said.


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