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Pak army major among killed infiltrators

Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar | July 29, 2006 02:48 IST

A major of the Pakistan army was among the three infiltrators killed in an encounter in Gurez sector of the north Kashmir Baramulla district on July 26.

Defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonrl V K Batra told newsmen that Major Mohammad Hyder Turkey alias Abu Bilal a serving major in 9th Baluch batallion of the Pakistan army was among the three slain infiltrators who had crossed over into this side of the Line of Control on Wednesday in Gurez sector.

"The killing of Turkey, a resident of Gujranwalla Pakistan, has confirmed involvement of Pakistan army in the cross border infiltration," the spokesman said.

He identified the other two militants killed in the encounter at Gurez as Mohammad Qasim alias Abu Usman and Mohammad Ayub Khan alias Islam both Pakistan residents.

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Sub: Pakistanis can not fight face to face

If Pakistan wants war with India then declare it in clear words. This report clearly shows that they can't fight face to face. They went ...

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Sub: Do it right

I hope this matter of the Pakistani army major is investigated thoroughly and presented to the international community. I also hope that the intelligence community ...

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Sub: So what if it proves!!!!

Dear PM and all the Govt Babu's/Brother's and sister's and members of the press, So what if it proves that a serving major of pakistan ...

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If it is true, why is proof not being sent to Musharraf and his bosses in Washington D.C.?

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