Jammu: A top commander of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba was killed by security forces after a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on Wednesday afternoon.
The slain LeT militant was identified as Abu Bakr.
The Army had launched a massive search operation to smoke out hidden terrorists in Sopore in Baramulla district.
The Army and the Police had cordoned off the area and launched search operations in Bomai area of Sopore in Baramulla, where some terrorists were believed to be hiding.
Earlier this morning, a terrorist was neutralised in an encounter with security forces in Bijbehara, Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir.