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Hizbul ultra, SPO killed in J&K1

SRINAGAR, Jan. 29. — A Hizbul Mujahideen militant and special police officer were killed and four ultras arrested with arms and explosives in Jammu and Kashmir, a police spokesman said today. The militant was killed by security forces in an encounter during search operations at Chandyari village in Rajouri district, he said.

An AK assault rifle and three magazines were seized from the site of the encounter. A body of SPO Shabir Ahmad, a resident of Check-e-Yamiresh, was recovered from Kanji-kula-Yaripora in Anantnag today, he said.

Ahmad had gone on leave and was believed to have been abducted and killed by militants. The spokesman said security forces arrested a Hizbul militant gwith a pistol, one magazine and eight rounds from Qazigund in Anantnag district last night. — PTI