LeT militant killed in encounter at Sopore
Srinagar: A wanted Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant from Pakistan was on Monday killed in a gunbattle with security forces at Sopore in north Kashmir`s Baramulla
"An LeT militant, Chacha Talha, was killed in an encounter with security forces at Reban in Sopore town, 55 Kms from here," a police spokesman said.
The gunbattle broke out after security forces launched an operation following information about the presence of militants in the area.
Talha was on the wanted list of security forces for the past more than two years and was allegedly involved in several civilian killings and attacks on security forces, official sources said.
The sources said one AK rifle, two magazines and some torn currency notes were recovered from the spot.
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