Jammu: Security forces have gunned down a Harkat-ul-Jehadi-Islami militant in Doda district and smashed a militant hideout in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir since Friday evening, official sources said here on Saturday.

Security forces launched an operation in Bhandar Kat area of Doda district and in the shoot out a militant was killed on Saturday, the sources said. The slain militant was identified as Firdaus Ahmed. One AK-47 rifle along with two magazines were recovered from him. In another incident, security forces busted a militant hideout at Jordh-Broh forest area of Rajouri district on Friday and recovered from an AK rifle along with one magazine and 25 rounds, one battery and 15 pencil cells. - PTI

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