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Fidayeen attack foiled, Hizb commander killed in Pulwama encounter

A self-styled battalion commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was killed in an operation jointly carried out by army and police at Goos on the border of Pulwama-Budgam district.

india Updated: Oct 09, 2009 12:03 IST

A self-styled battalion commander of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was on Friday killed in an operation jointly carried out by army and police at Goos on the border of Pulwama-Budgam district.

The slain militant was identified as Abu Maya, a Pakistani national, army said, adding that he was the battalion commander and an IED expert.