5 Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter with security forces

Fri Aug 30 2013, 15:31 hrs
Five Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Ganderbal district in Kashmir.  Bodies of suspected militant. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Five Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Ganderbal district in Kashmir.
Bodies of suspected militant. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
"Five militants belonging to the Qadri Asadullah group of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in a counter-insurgency operation in Preng area of Ganderbal in the wee hours today," a Defence spokesman said. Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered from the five militants, who were killed in an Encounter with Security forces and police at Preng Centeral kashmir Ganderbal on Friday  (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
"Five militants belonging to the Qadri Asadullah group of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in a counter-insurgency operation in Preng area of Ganderbal in the wee hours today," a Defence spokesman said.
Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered from the five militants, who were killed in an Encounter with Security forces and police at Preng Centeral kashmir Ganderbal on Friday (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Defence spokesman said the identities of the slain militants were being ascertained. According to police sources, troops of 24 Rashtriya Rifles and police laid an ambush near the Najwan forest in Preng area, 65 kms from here, following input about movement of the ultras. Army personnel display arms and ammunition recovered from the five Hizbul Mujahieen militans. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
Defence spokesman said the identities of the slain militants were being ascertained. According to police sources, troops of 24 Rashtriya Rifles and police laid an ambush near the Najwan forest in Preng area, 65 kms from here, following input about movement of the ultras.
Army personnel display arms and ammunition recovered from the five Hizbul Mujahieen militans. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
The militants walked into the ambush in early hours today and were asked to surrender, the sources said. In this pic, villagers carry the body of a suspected militant during a funeral at Kangan. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
The militants walked into the ambush in early hours today and were asked to surrender, the sources said.
In this pic, villagers carry the body of a suspected militant during a funeral at Kangan. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
However, the militants opened fire on the security forces' positions which was retaliated by the army and police, the sources said, adding five militants were killed in the  gunbattle.  In this picture Villagers carry the body of a suspected militant during a funeral at Kangan. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)
However, the militants opened fire on the security forces' positions which was retaliated by the army and police, the sources said, adding five militants were killed in the gunbattle.
In this picture Villagers carry the body of a suspected militant during a funeral at Kangan. (IE Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)

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