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Magrey was among four civilians killed along with two terrorists – one foreign and one local – in an encounter in Hyderpora area of Srinagar on November 15.
In Kulgam, a terrorist identified as Rasiq Ahmed Ganie, resident of Shouch Kulgam of proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter.
“He (the terrorist) killed in Anantnag has been identified as Nisar Khanday (commander of proscribed terror outfit HM), who was active since 2018,” a police spokesman said.
- The two deceased were identified as Billu Dujana alias Avneesh and Rakesh Dujana. Billu, carried a reward of ₹1 lakh for his arrest, and Rakesh carried a reward of ₹50,000.
ByHT Correspondent, Ghaziabad
J&K Police had tweeted to say an encounter had started at Shitipora, Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.