JK: Security Forces Gun Down Three Terrorists Including Hizbul Mujahideen Top Commander In Anantnag

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh announced that after this encounter, the Doda district in Jammu zone has become militancy free once again


June 29, 2020

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Three terrorists, including a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, were gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.

Officials said that a search and cordon operation was launched by the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Indian Army at Khul Chohar in the Anantnag district on June 29 after they received information that some militants were hiding in the region.

The operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon the search party of the forces, who retaliated. An AK-47 assault rifle and two pistols were recovered from the site, the officials added.

Following the operation, the Jammu and Kashmir police mentioned that top Hizbul Mujahideen commander named Masood Ahmed Bhat was among the three terrorists killed in the operation.

“With today’s operation at Khulchohar area of Anantnag by Police along with Local RR unit in which 2 LeT terrorists including one district commander and one Hizbul Mujahideen commander Masood were neutralised, Doda dist in Jammu Zone becomes totally militancy free once again,” said Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh.

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