• search

Jammu: Top Hizbul Commander killed in gunbattle

Written by: Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Jammu, Oct 24: Security forces today gunned down two top Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including Deputy Divisional Commander of the outfit, in an encounter at Gandowh in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said.

HM Deputy Commander Mushtaq Ahmed Malik Alias Rahi, who was active in the district since 1992, and his associate Section Commander Abdul Latif Gujar were killed by 25 RR during a joint combing operation (CASO) at Kheendhar in Gundowh area of Doda, sources said.

A special police officer (SPO) Naresh Kumar was also injured in the gunbattle. official sources added.

Two AK 47 rifles, magazines and pouches were recovered from the site of encounter, which was still going on till the last reports came in.

UNI

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

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