J&K: LeT militant killed in gunbattle

A Lashker-e-Toiba militant was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in north Kashmir`s Baramulla district Thursday.

Srinagar: A Lashker-e-Toiba militant was
killed in a gunbattle with security forces in north Kashmir`s
Baramulla district Thursday.

The gunfight erupted in village Chanderhama in Pattan
area, some 30-km from here, when hiding militants fired at the
security forces, a police spokesman said.

A joint team of police and army descended on the village
following specific information that some LeT militants were
hiding there, he said.

The slain militant was identified as Nissar Ahmad
Magray alias Shakti, the spokesman said adding an AK-47 rifle,
two magazines, two grenades and some ammunition were recovered
from him.
The exchange of fire between the militants and security
forces was still on.

PTI

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