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Two Hizbul militants shot dead in Srinagar

The militants, including a self-styled commander of the outfit, are killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Baramulla district.

world Updated: Feb 11, 2008 13:02 IST

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Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including a self-styled commander of the outfit, were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Baramulla district on Monday.

Acting on a tip off, troops of 29 Rashtriya Rifles assisted by local police cordoned Tantry Mohalla at Palhalan-Pattan, a defence spokesman said.

The militants hiding in a house opened fire at the search party and in the retaliatory action two militants were killed.

One of the slain militant has been identified as a self-styled battalion commander of the outfit for Pattan area, the spokesman said adding two AK rifles, three under barrel grenade launchers and four hand grenades were recovered from the site of the encounter.