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Al-badr commander killed in clash

A top leader of the Al-badr militant outfit was killed in an encounter early on Sunday in Baramulla district, police said.

india Updated: Sep 07, 2008 09:30 IST

A top leader of the Al-badr militant outfit was killed in an encounter early on Sunday in Baramulla district, police said.

Acting on a tip off, police assisted by army cordoned off Warpora village, 60 kms from here, last night and engaged the militants holed up there in a gun battle, a police spokesperson said.

In the ensuing exchange of fire, Al-badr chief commander Haider was killed this morning, the spokesman added.