Lashkar Commander among 2 Militants Killed
Agence India press
Srinagar: The Jammu& Kashmir police today claimed to have killed two militants, including a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative in the Poonch district.
“Acting on prior information, the army and the police carried out a joint operation at a hideout of the militants in Darsangla, a forested area of Surankote in Poonch district, police official said told AIP.
During the encounter, top militant and divisional commander Abu Usman was killed, the official said, adding that his body has been recovered, he said.
Meanwhile, Police on Sunday said that three militants were killed in an ongoing encounter in frontier district of Kupwara.
“A joint party of soldiers and policemen cordoned off Wadder Payeen Handwara this morning and launched searches. Militants present there opened fire on the search party which was retaliated triggering an encounter in which three militants have been killed so far,” a police spokesman said. (AIP)
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