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Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in J&K

A commander of pro-Pakistan Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit has been gunned down by security forces in forested area of Rajouri in J&K on Wednesday afternoon.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2007 19:14 IST

A commander of pro-Pakistan Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfit was gunned down by security forces in forested area of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday afternoon.

On receiving information, the troops of 60 Rashtriya Rifles and police threw a joint cordon around suspected hideout of the top militant in Ansi Dhok area.

The militant, a Pakistani national, was identified as Mohammad Ghaznavi, area commander of the outfit. He was killed after a brief shootout, said a security official.

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