Jammu and Kashmir: Hizb IED expert killed in Doda encounter, army jawan martyred


An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda on Sunday.

However, a soldier of 10 RR was martyred in the five-hour encounter in the Gundana area of the district.

Following the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen’s operational chief of J&K, Riyaz Naikoo, the terror outfit received a major jolt as security forces gunned down its IED expert on Sunday.

Doda district police chief, Mumtaz Ahmad, however, didn’t confirm the elimination of another terrorist, he said, “We suspect two terrorists have been killed but cannot confirm till entire debris is removed.”

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Source: Hindustan Times