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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in Shopian encounter

The forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official said, adding the body was recovered along with arms and ammunition.

india Updated: Jul 05, 2019 20:09 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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The forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official said, adding the body was recovered along with arms and ammunition.
The forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official said, adding the body was recovered along with arms and ammunition.(HT Photo)
         

A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorist was Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Acting on specific information about the presence of terrorists in Batpore-Narwani area of Imam Sahib in Shopian district of south Kashmir, security forces launched a cordon and search operation Friday morning, a police official said.

As the forces were conducting searches of the area, the terrorists fired upon them, he said.

The forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter in which one terrorist was killed, the official said, adding the body was recovered along with arms and ammunition.

He said the slain militant has been identified as Sameer Seh of Shopian who was affiliated with the proscribed outfit HM. Seh was involved in several cases related to civilian killings and attacks on security establishments.