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LeT militant killed, 2 hurt in encounter with security forces

A LeT leader was killed and two of his associates were injured during an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district, officials said here on Tuesday.



Poonch (JK): A LeT leader was killed and two
of his associates were injured during an encounter with
security forces in Jammu and Kashmir`s Poonch district,
officials said here on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of 18 Rastriya Rifles
and police raided Soni-top forests in Baflaiz-Dera-ki-Gali
belt last night. On seeing the security forces, the militants
fired at them and in the retaliatory action one ultra was
killed and two others were injured, Defence PRO SN Acharya
said.

The slain militant has been identified as LeT district
commander Nazir Ali alias Abu Omar of Pakistan and his injured
associates have been identified as Zuber and Chota Foji alias
Iko 4, he said, adding that the search operation is on.

One AK-56 rifle with four magazines and 60 rounds, three
Chinese grenade, one wireless set, one diary and one pouch
were recovered from the possession of the slain militant.

PTI

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