LeT militant killed in Kupwara encounter

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Srinagar, Aug 23 (UNI) Security forces today killed a Pakistan based Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in an encounter at Lolab in the frontier district of Kupwara in Kashmir an official spokesman said.

He said an encounter took place between 18 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and militants at Batnar Lolab, falling under the jurisdiction of Lalpora Police Station in Kupwara district, during which one militant of LeT was killed.

One AK 56 rifle, three AK magazines, 122 rounds of AK ammunition, two hand grenades and one mobile phone were recovered from the militant identified as Aijaz Ahmed Wagay, resident of Odura Kulgam in south Kashmir.

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