Top Hizb terrorist Riyaz Naikoo killed by security forces in J&K; private phones and mobile internet suspended in Valley

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SRINAGAR: In a major breakthrough in the fight against terror, top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo, on the run for eight years, was killed on Wednesday by security forces in his village in Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.Anticipating a law and order problem, authorities suspended mobile telephone services of private operators and mobile internet services across the Valley. Security forces engaged with terrorists in two gunbattles in the south Kashmir district, one in Sharshalli village where two unidentified terrorists were killed and the other in Beighpora in Awantipora where they finally put…

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