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Hybrid militant killed in militant firing in Anantnag encounter: Police

Slain was involved in Rakh e Moman attack

Srinagar, 20 Nov (KS): A hybrid militant who was taken for identification of hideout got killed in militant firing in Check I Dadoo area of Marhama area of Anantnag district on Sunday.

“During investigation hybrid terrorist Sajjad Tantray, who was earlier a terrorist associate of LeT and released from PSA, revealed that he had attacked on two outside labourers on 13/11/2022 at Rakhmomen, Bijbehara in Anantnag in which two labourers got seriously injured.” Kashmir zone Police tweeted.

“Later on, labourer namely Chota Prasad succumbed to injuries on 18/11/2022 at Hospital. Weapon of offence (Pistol) and vehicle used in terror crime were also recovered on his disclosure. Investigation is going on vigorously to arrest more terror associates of this module.” Police tweeted later.

“Encounter started at Cheki Dudoo area of Bijbehara in Anantnag district . Police and Army are on job. Details shall follow.” Police had tweeted earlier.—(KS)

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