Kupwara: Hizbul Militant Killed in Encounter With Security Forces

The gunbattle broke out after security forces besieged a house where the militant was believed to be hiding.

Published28 Jun 2016, 04:55 PM IST
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  • A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara districts of north Kashmir, reported India Today.

  • The gunbattle broke out after security forces besieged a house where the suspected terrorist, identified as Samir Ahmad Wani alias Jaan Sahib, was believed to be hiding.

  • The incident took place two days after eight CRPF men were killed and 22 were injured in an encounter in Pampore area of Srinagar on Sunday.

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