JK: 3 Hizbul militants killed in gun battle

Jammu Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 14: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed during a gun battle with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu Kashmir on Thursday, Oct 14 morning.

Acting on a tipoff, a joint team of the Army's 44 Rashtriya Rifles, 53 Rashtriya Rifles and the Special Operations Group of the local police launched a search operation at Chewan of Shopian district, and killed the militant during the encounter.

Identified as Shabir Ahmad, Arif Ahmad and Jan Khan, were asked to surrender but they opened fire at the security forces. The exchange of firing between the two sides ended with the killing of the militants.

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