Farooq Abdullah Congratulates Security Forces For Killing Abu Dujana

Trevor Jackson
August 1, 2017

During a press conference, Inspector General (IG) Munir Khan said, "Quantum of fire from terrorists' side was very heavy".

He was among one of the the longest surviving foreign militants in Jammu & Kashmir.

Significantly, after the news of terrorists being hidden, the casino ie Corden And Search Operation has been launched here.

Terming Dujana's killing as "good riddance", IGP Khan claimed he had become an eye-sore for everybody.

Bhatnagar said that as many as 107 terrorists in Kashmir have been gunned down by the security forces in 2017.

Dozens of protestors marched to the site and pelted the security force officers with stones after the operation.

One civilian, identified as Firdous Ahmed Khan, was hit by a bullet during clashes in Pulwama.

Dujana, whose real identity was unknown, other than the fact that he was from Pakistan, had escaped the police dragnet more than 12 times earlier, officials who were part of the operation said on condition of anonymity.

Earlier in July, Union minister Jitendra Singh said that the militancy in Kashmir was in its "final phase" with "decisive headway" being made in the last few weeks and months to combat it.

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) - A fierce gunfight between militants and Indian troops broke out Tuesday in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

Crack teams of the Special Operations Group (SOG) were quickly mobilised and moved towards Hakripura, adjacent to Neva, a bastion for LeT militants located 13 km from the district headquarters of Pulwama, they said. Police say he was the mastermind in many militant attacks across south Kashmir. He was variously described as a category "A" or 'A++' militant by Army and police officials.

Dujana, a Pakistani national, wanted in connection with many attacks on security forces, and his aide were killed in Pulwama district.

As per official records, Abu Dujana infiltrated into the Kashmir valley in 2010 and was sent under the command of Abu Qasim.

Reyaz AH Naikoo alias Zubair is Divisional Commander of HM.

His accomplice has also been terminated by the forces.

At least six other persons were injured in security forces' action against violent protesters near the encounter site. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries. They were involved in grenade attacks on security forces at Kakapora and Police Post Kakapora.

Internet services have been snapped in south Kashmir as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. Killing of Dujana is an important development in India's fight against terrorism in the valley.

According to media reports, the trio exchanged fire with the armed forces and managed to flee from the spot. "We have locked ourselves in our houses".

Other reports by TheDailyFarc

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