January 2006 News

HUJI Ultra Killed In Chatru

8 January 2006
The Daily Excelsior

Jammu: A 'tehsil commander' of Harkat-ul-Jehad Islami (HUJI) outfit was gunned down in a joint operation by police, Army and CRPF in Chatru area of Doda district today. Slain militant has been identified as Irshad Ahmed Bhat alias Saifullah, a resident of Bhatpura, Chatru.SSP Doda Prithvi Raj Manhas said Irshad Ahmed was killed after an hour long exchange of firing in Chatru this afternoon. One AK-47 rifle, one magazine and some rounds were recovered from him. Only yesterday, police and security forces had eliminated another HUJI militant Firdous Ahmed alias Ali Sher at Marmola in Chatru area of Kishtwar.


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