December 2005 News

Six Persons Killed In Terrorist Attack In J&K

16 December 2005
The Hindustan Times

Srinagar: Six persons including two terrorists and a security man were killed in Jammu and Kashmir since Thursday night, an official spokesman said in Srinagar on Friday. Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at Gumo Wali Dhok in Darhal sector of Rajouri district, the spokesman said. A security jawan was also killed in the gunbattle which lasted for over an hour, he said. People's Democratic Party (PDP)leader Shaukat Ahmad Banday, who was grieviously injured in a terrorist attack at Baramulla town on Thursday, succumbed to injuries during the intervening night, the spokesman said. One person was killed and a woman was injured in the attack. Police recovered bullet ridden body of Mohammad Shaban dar from Shatmuqam Mawar in Kupwara district on Friday. Dar, a farmer by profession, had been kdnapped by terrorists few days ago and later shot dead, the spokesman said. Police recovered another bullet ridden body from Sooch Nihalpora in Pattan area of Baramulla district last evening. The deceased has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Shiekh, resident of Rajpora in Kunzar area of the district, he said. During search operations, security forces recovered 363 pika rounds, four hand grenades and six packets of RDX from Dhoba Mukrari Dhok in Sawjian sector of Poonch district, he added.


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