Militant killed, two HM ultras arrested in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Oct 6 (UNI) A militant was killed and two others belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were arrested in the Kashmir valley overnight, official sources said today.

They said security forces conducted a search operation at a village in the frontier district of Kupwara. During the operation, militants opened fire triggering a gunbattle in which an unidentified militant was killed.

One AK rifle and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militant.

Meanwhile, security forces and police in a joint operation arrested two HM militants at Kangan alongwith two hand grenades.

The militants were identified as Shakeel Ahmad Rather and Mudasir Ali Rather, the official sources said.


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