November 2007 News

HM militant killed in Chatru

10 November 2007
The Daily Excelsior

Srinagar: A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed in an encounter with troops of 11 Rashtriya Rifles and police at Duligam under the jurisdiction of Chatru police station in Kishtwar district this morning. The militant, identified as Mohd Shafi (code Mudasar) son of Mohd Munawar R-o Marmulla, Chatru, was killed in two hour long gunbattle with Army and police at Duligam early this morning. Mudasarís associate managed to escape during the cross firing, official sources said. Recoveries made from the slain militant include one AK-56 rifle, three magazines, 42 rounds, one HE 36 hand grenade, one Motorola radio set, one knife, two antennas, one Nokia mobile handset, one pouch and a diary. Security forces didnít suffer any casualties in the operation. A search was on to eliminate or apprehend the associate of Mudasar, sources said.

 

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