Four terrorists shot down in Jammu and Kashmir

Troops cordoned off an area after a tip off and encountered the terrorists belonging to Hizbul and JeM.

india Updated: Feb 22, 2006 13:37 IST

Four terrorists, including one self-styled commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed by Army troops in two separate encounters in Poonch and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

After a tip off, forces searched the Dara Sangla belt of Surankote Tehsil in Poonch and encountered the terrorists.

One of the militants has been identified as area commander Abu Usma.

In another encounter, Army troops killed two terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad at Sildhar belt of Mahore Tehsil in Udhampur district.

First Published: Feb 22, 2006 13:37 IST