February 2001 News

Hizb militant with Rs 2 lakh reward

27 February 2001
The Indian Express

Srinagar: In a significant development, the Baramulla district commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen surrendered before the security forces while four persons were killed including a militant in Kashmir since yesterday, police said. Jehangir Khan surrendered before the IG BSF, Baramulla frontier range, and handed over arms and ammunition. Khan, a senior hizbul cadre was wanted in several militancy related incident. He carried Rs 2 lakh on his head. Meanwhile, Zahoor Malik alias Muntazir of Kapran, Dooru was killed in an encounter with security forces today. In the exchange of fire, one house was damaged. militants kidnapped and later killed Noor Mohammad Shah of Latina of Budgam. In the evening militants shot dead a surrendered militant Fayaz Ahmed, resident of Brein, Nishat in Srinagar. This morning militants shot dead two persons at Bagh-e- Nanadsingh of whom one has been identified as Muhammad Amin Sheikh, resident of Sutaharan, Beerwa in Budgam. At least 13 pedestrians were injured when a grenade hurled by militants on a security force picket exploded on the road at Khudwanl, Kugam yesterday. During the proceeding night an explosion took place in the house of Avtar Krishan, amigrant, later a body was recovered from the house. An unidentified body was recovered from Bringal Nallah, Kokernag in Anantnag today.


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