Anantnag, December 14 : A Hizbul Mujahideen militant identified as Sameer Ahmad Dar @ Basit son of Gulam Rasool Dar resident of Marhama, Bijbehara was killed after a brief encounter with government forces between Bewra and Hatigam in Srigufwara, Bijbehara area of Anantnag district early morning today.
*According to Sources Government forces had laid a Naka between Hatigam and Bewra. Sameer was crossing the road early morning today when he was asked to stop and a brief encounter ensued in which Sameer was killed.*
Sources said that Sameer was an engineering student and had left his studies to join militant ranks.
*People from Different areas of Bijbehara are rushing towards Marhama to take part in his Nimaz-e- Jinaza at his ancestral village Marhama.*