March 2016 News

Hizbul Terrorist Killed, Army Jawan Injured

6 March 2016
India Today
Sangeeta Ojha

New Delhi: One militant was killed in the encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. One security personnel was also injured in the firing. The killed militant has been identified as Dawood Sheikh, a close associate of Hizbul commander Burhan. One AK-56 rifle has been seized from the slain militant. Security forces carry out search operations in the area. Security forces on Sunday launched a massive search operation in a village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district after suspected militants fired a few rounds at them, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Buchroo village of Kulgam district, 75 kms from Srinagar, after some suspected militants fired a few rounds at the security forces who were advancing towards the village, a police official said.