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Two Hizbul Mujaheedin terrorists killed in south Kashmir
Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar
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June 15, 2008 15:19 IST
Last Updated: June 15, 2008 15:26 IST

Two terrorists of the Hizbul Mujaheedin were gunned down by security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district near Srinagar [Images] late on Saturday.

Police said troops of 44 Rashtriya Rifles and the special operations group of the police carried out an operation against the terrorists hiding in Narpora village, following specific information about their presence inside a house there. "When they were challenged to surrender, they opened fire at the troops. The fire was returned, and in the ensuing gunfight that continued till late in the night, two HM terrorists identified as Aiyaz Ahmad Shah alias Janbaz and Bajeer Kalas were killed," a senior police officer said.

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