Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Ukasha killed in encounter in Kashmir

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 10:37

Zee Media Bureau

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba militant was killed in an encounter with security forces at Handwara in North Kashmir on Sunday.

Handwara is about 75 km from Srinagar.

The slain militant has been identified as Abu Ukasha, a top LeT divisional commander and an Afghan national. He was involved in carrying out many terrorist attacks in the past.

An AK-47 has been recovered from Ukasha.

A few days back, two LeT militants, Zubair Ahmad alias Musab and Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat alias Amir, were killed in an encounter in Kulgam.

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First Published: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 09:59

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