Bandipora Encounter: 1 LeT militant killed, searches for other two in progress: IGP Kashmir

Says slain militant was part of newly infiltrated group

Srinagar : One unidentified militant of Lashkar-i-Toiba oufit has been killed in gunfight while search for other two was in progress in North Kashmir’s Bandipora on Wednesday, officials said.

In a tweet while quoting IGP Kashmir, the Kashmir Police Zone wrote, “01 militant killed. 01 AK rifle, 03 magazines recovered. The killed militant was a part of newly infiltrated militant group. Search for other 02 militants is in progress”.

Meanwhile Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS that slain militant belonged to recently infiltrated LeT group.

Earlier a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.(GNS)

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