Jammu, Nov 25 (UNI) A group of unidentified militants gunned down a civilian while a militant of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit was gunned down by the security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources here today said.
''Some unidentified militants entered into the house of one Fareed Malik resident of Doda late last night and shot him dead in Bharat area,'' police sources said.
The militants however, managed to escape while police and army on receiving the information rushed to the spot and launched the search operation.
Meanwhile in another incident, security forces eliminated a lashkar-e-toiba (LeT) militant in Kutdhar area of Doda district last evening.
''Based on specific information about the presence of Lashkar militant inside a residential house, special task force and the troops of 10 Rashtriya Rifles under 4 sector Delta Force launched a joint operation in Gurmul area of Doda today. Security personnel managed to eliminate one LeT ultra.
The deceased ultra has been identified as Riaz Ahmed Sheikh, one Abu Qasim, son of Abdul Hamid Sheikh of Gurmul Doda.
One 7.62 mm Chinese pistol with three pistol rounds, one hand grenade, one mobile phone and 6 Ak rounds were recovered from his possession.
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