2 Hizbul terrorists, including separatist leader’s son, killed in gun battle with security forces in Srinagar

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Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including divisional commander Junaid Ashraf Khan – the youngest son of senior separatist leader and Tahreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Khan alias Sehrai, were gunned down in an encounter with security personnel in downtown Srinagar on Wednesday.

Three security forces personnel, including a CRPF jawan, were injured in this encounter

A joint operation was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K police and CRPF at around 0200 hrs on Tuesday in the densely populated Kanemazar area of Nawakadal in Srinagar.

According to available information, the terrorists opened fire with automatic assault rifles when the security forces started closing in on the house where they were holed up. After a prolonged exchange of fire at night, the firing resumed in the morning and the two terrorists, both belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen, were killed

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