Security forces gun down Hizbul chief Riyaz Naikoo in Kashmir

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Srinagar: In a major strike against terrorists, the Northern Command, Jammu and Kashmir Police and the para-military forces, on Wednesday 6 May 2020 gunned down Hizbul Commander Riyaz Naikoo, who was holed up at a relative’s house, along with another terrorist.

The elimination of Riyaz Naikoo in a village at Awantipora in Kashmir valley comes as revenge within days of the Handwara encounter. Colonel Ashutosh Sharma and Major Anuj Sood were among five security forces personnel martyred during the Handwara encounter with terrorists in North Kashmir on Sunday 3 May.

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