Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 29 (UNI) Security forces gunned down a top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) in south Kashmir today, a defence ministry spokesman said.
He said troops and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir launched a joint operation at village Samboora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama early morning.
However, when the troops were about to storm a particular house, militants opened fire and also hurled hand grenades. The fire was returned and in the fierce clash, self-styled Battalion Commander (BC) of HM Bilal Ahmad Dar was killed.
One AK rifle and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the slain militant.
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