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Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in encounter in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A (HM) militant was Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and in Babgund area of the south district during the night after inputs of the presence of militants in the area, a said.

He said the turned into an encounter after the militant fired upon the forces who then retaliated.

In the ensuing gunfight, the militant was killed in the morning, the said.

He said the slain militant has been identified as who belonged to HM outfit.

Some arms and ammunition have been recovered from the encounter site, the said, adding the operation has been called off.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 10:35 IST
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