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Top HM militant among two killed in Sopore encounter

india Updated: Jul 21, 2010 13:06 IST

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A top Harkat-ul-Mujahideen militant was among two ultras killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore town of North Kashmir on Wednesday.

A defence spokesman said the encounter started yesterday in Haigham, 50 kms from here, in which an Army jawan was killed.

The slain self-styled divisional commander was identified as Nouman. He was a Pakistani national and involved in an attack on Lal Chowk in Srinagar in February, 2010.

Sepoy Sanjay Kumar belonging to the Rashtriya Rifles was killed in the encounter yesterday.

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