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J&K hostage crisis ends, militants killed

December 1, 2007
The nearly three-day long hostage crisis in a mosque at southern Kashmir ended in the early morning of December 25 with the holed-up militants being gunned down by security forces.

Five civilians had been held hostage by three militants of the Hizbul Mujaheedin outfit in a mosque at Palnu village, 80 kms from Srinagar. The security forces managed to kill the militants and free the hostages without damaging the mosque.

Footage: ANI

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