Lashkar man killed in Kashmir encounter

Last Updated: Thu, May 23, 2013 07:43 hrs

Srinagar, May 23 (IBNS) A suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar on Thursday, police said.

The encounter took place in Old Srinagar area and three cops were also injured in the gunbattle.

The slain militant has been identified as Hilal Maulwi. Police said he was a commander of the terror outfit.

Police had cordoned off the area where the militants were hiding after a tip-off. Soon an encounter followed in which the terrorist died.

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