Rifle-snatcher Hizb militants killed in Kupwara: Police

Rifle-snatcher Hizb militants killed in Kupwara: Police
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Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have killed two Hizbul-Mujahideen militants in a brief gun-battle in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Hizb militants Bilal Ahmad Shah and Zahoor Ahmad of Shatmuqam were killed when they attacked government forces at a checkpoint in Khumriyal area of the frontier district this afternoon, a police spokesman in a handout issued here said.

The spokesman said that both the militants were involved in several attacks on the security establishments besides civilians in the area.

“Besides one AK-47, one INSAS rifle snatched from a policeman yesterday in Kandhar area of Kupwara, was also recovered from them,” the spokesman said.


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