Doda is militancy free after Hizb militant killed in Anantnag encounter, says police

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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 security 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.

“He later joined Hizbul Mujahideen and shifted his area of operation to Kashmir,” the spokesman added.