Two militant including a top Hizbul Mujaahideen ultra were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Kashmir valley on wednesday. One of the oldest Hizbul Mujahideen militants, Altaf Kachru operating in the Kashmir Valley was killed in the operation. He was involved in many cases including killing of policemen.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Range, S P Pani said, “It was a specific operation and in a swift action both the terrorists involved in several cases of civilian atrocities and attacks on policemen were eliminated,”.
Earlier this morning police said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Muniward village in Khanabal area following specific information about the presence of militants there. An encounter ensued when the militants opened fire on the forces, an official said.
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