Three Hizbul militants among 4 killed in Kashmir encounters

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Srinagar: Four militants, including 3 of Hizbul Mujahideen, were on Monday killed in dual gunfights during hunt operations in Anantnag and Kupwara districts of Kashmir valley, officials said.

The Hizbul militants – Sartaj Ahmad Lone, Adil Ahmad Sheikh and Tanveer Ahmad Bhat – were killed in a gunfight with a corner hunt celebration of police, Rashtriya Rifles and CRPF during encampment Siligam in Ashmuqam, 80 km from Srinagar, in Anantang district of south Kashmir, a military orator said.

He pronounced a confront took place when a trio, hailing from Bijbehara area of Anantnag, non-stop glow on a confidence army who had changed to a encampment following specific information about their presence.

Representational image. Image courtesy: PTIRepresentational image. Image courtesy: PTI

Representational image. Image courtesy: PTI

Terming a murdering of a 3 militants as a “major success”, a orator pronounced Aadil and Tanveer were concerned in a murdering of a policeman and a municipal in Bijbehara on 22 Mar and 16 June.

While a policeman, Arif Nazir Khan, was killed on 16 June, Javid Ahmad Sofi was shot passed on 22 March.

Three AK-47 riffles, 6 magazines, a UBGL with 3 grenades, a pistol with a repository were recovered from a confront site, a orator said.

Commenting on a encounter, a counterclaim orator said, “It was a vital blow to a belligerent organisations as also a loyal loyalty to a sacrifices of all soldiers fighting terror.”

In a apart operation in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, that entered a 11th day on Monday, a confidence army killed one belligerent while efforts were on to flush out his accomplices, a central said.

The unclear belligerent was killed in a confront in a unenlightened forests of Manigah, where Colonel Santosh Mahadik was killed final week, he said.

Security army are stability a large hunt operation in a timberland nearby a Line of Control (LoC) given 13 Nov following information about participation of a organisation of heavily-armed militants.

On 17 November, an confront between a militants and a confidence army left Colonel Mahadik, Commanding Officer of 41 Rashtriya Rifles, dead.

In another sell of glow on Sunday, dual army crew including a Lt Colonel were harmed in a district.