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  1. Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight

Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight

A local commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight between holed up militants and security forces in Kashmir's Kupwara district.

By: | Srinagar | Published: June 28, 2016 12:55 PM
"A top local HM commander identified as Sameer Wani, was killed in the encounter in Nagri village," a senior police officer told IANS. (Representative Image: Reuters) “A top local HM commander identified as Sameer Wani, was killed in the encounter in Nagri village,” a senior police officer told IANS. (Representative Image: Reuters)

A local commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight between holed up militants and security forces in Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“A top local HM commander identified as Sameer Wani, was killed in the encounter in Nagri village,” a senior police officer told IANS.

“Security forces had surrounded a residential house in the village following information about a group of militants hiding there.”

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“The gunfight is still going on and all escape points of the holed up militants have been sealed,” he added.

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