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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