Srinagar- Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir has become “militancy free” as the last of the surviving militants in the area was killed in an encounter with state forces in Anantnag district on Monday, police said.
“With today’s operation at Khull Chohar in Anantnag by Anantnag Police along with 19 RR, CRPF in which two LET (militants) including one district commander and one Hizbul Mujahideen commander Masood were neutralised, Doda district in Jammu Zone becomes totally militancy free once again as Masood was last surviving (militant) of Doda,” a police spokesman said.
“Masood, a resident of Doda had shifted his area of operation to Kashmir,” the spokesman added.
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