LeT militant killed in Doda encounter

Doda: A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in an encounter with police in Dessa area of Doda district on Saturday.

On a tip off, Special Task Force of police launched an operation at Kandi Dhar area of Dessa tehsil, 220 kms from Jammu, in the wee hours.

The militant opened fire on the police. In the retaliatory action, the LeT militant identified as Noor Hussain alias Chota Hamza was killed, police said.

Police has recovered a 303 rifle and a Chinese grenade from the militant.

Bureau Report