• search

Three HM terrorists killed in encounter in Doda

Written by: Staff
|

Doda, Apr 14 (UNI) In a major success, security forces gunned down three hardcore terrorists of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), including a deputy district commander, in an encounter this morning that took place two km away from Bhagwa village of this district.

The army sources told UNI that the teams of the army and police, on a tip-off, launched a joint operation in the jungles of the Bhagwa area and soon cordoned off the hideout where the terrorists were taking shelter. Finding themselves surrounded, the ultras opened indiscreminate firing on the security forces.

In the ensuing encounter, which started at around 1030 hrs and lasted till 1600 hrs, all the three HM terrorists were killed. They were later identified as Irdhad Moulvi, deputy district commander, Mohd Iqbal and Mohammed Ayub Rather, alias Hayat, the sources said.

Two soldiers, a sepoy and a hawaldar, were also injured in the encounter. They have been rushed to the army hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger, the sources added.

According to the sources, these terrorists were active in the area and had let loose a reign of terror for a long time. Three AK-47, five magazine, 27 rounds, two radio sets, one binocular and one mobilephone were recovered from the scene.

UNI RKS SC RS1922

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more