4 Militants Killed In Encounters
19 December 2005
Srinagar: Four militants were killed in separate incidents while nine suspects were arrested and a large quantity of arms and ammunition seized in Jammu and Kashmir since yesterday. The police said that three militants were killed in an encounter with the police and security forces at Wuyan, Pampore, in Pulwama district, near here, last evening. The house in which the militants were hiding was also gutted in the exchange of fire between the militants and the security forces. One of the militants killed was identified as Javed Ahmad Bhat. Three AK rifles were recovered from the site of the encounter. An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with the security forces at Lalpora, Sogam, in Kupwara district yesterday. The police apprehended four suspected militants of the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in Pulwama district today. Four suspected militants were arrested at Bela Colony in Rajouri district of Jammu region yesterday, the police here said.