LeT militant gunned down in J&K

Last Updated: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 06:32 hrs

Srinagar, June 11 (IBNS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir late Monday night, said police.

Acting on a tip-off, the Jammu and Kashmir Police launched an operation at Neelora village of Pulwama and raided a hideout where two militants holed up.

One of the two militants, identified as Ashiq Lone, was killed in the gun-battle.

Confirming the report, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (South Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said the cordon-and-search operation would continue on Tuesday as the second militant was still holed up inside the house.

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