Hizb commander Aqib moulvi among two militants killed in Tral encounter

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Smoke billows from the blasted house in Tral on Sunday. Kamran Yousuf/GK

Police on Sunday said that Aquib moulvi of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen was among two militants killed in an encounter with forces in Hafoo Nazneenpora village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said that one of the two militants is a Hizb commander of Hayen village while another is a foreigner.