Hizbul commander killed in Srinagar encounter

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Published: November 1,2020 05:54 PM
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November 1, 2020: In a boost to the security forces, a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen was killed while another was captured alive in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar's Rangreth on Sunday.

November 1, 2020: In a boost to the security forces, a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen was killed while another was captured alive in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar's Rangreth on Sunday.



The slain militant has been identified as Dr Saifullah who was number one commander of Hizbul Mujahideen.



Dr Saifullah was active since October 2014. He was associated with Burhan Wani for long time. Security forces were monitoring his movement for two days, said Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh.



One AK-47 rifle and one pistol were seized from the encounter site.



The joint operation was launched by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police based on inputs by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday afternoon, said the Chinar Corps.



On Wednesday, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Aribagh Machama area of Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir.