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Two LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 00:16

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas were Sunday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
The gun battle took place in Nowpora Frisal village in Kulgam district, 75 km from Srinagar, a security officer told IANS.

Troopers of 1 Rashtriya Rifles and 90th and 18th battalion of the CRPF launched an operation on receiving information about the presence of militants.

The militants fired at the security forces, and during retaliation, two LeT guerrillas - later identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat alias Musab and Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat alias Amir - were killed.

First Published: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 21:10

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