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Top Hizbul militant shot dead

PTI  Jammu, August 05, 2009
First Published: 09:47 IST(5/8/2009) | Last Updated: 09:47 IST(5/8/2009)

A top Hizbul Mujahideen militant was today shot dead by security forces during an encounter in Doda district.

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On a tip off, a joint search party of army and police launched a cordon and search operation in Behota-Marmat area of the district, about 170 kms from here.

In the gunbattle that followed, the self-styled section commander of Hizbul Mujahideen identified as Noor Mohammed alias Mansoor was killed, official sources said.

An ak rifle and three magazines were recovered from the slain militant.


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