Lashkar militant killed in Kashmir gunbattle

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Jammu, Aug 27 (ANI): One Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Thursday.

Acting on tip off, a combined team of army and police launched a search operation in Keshwan forest area, about 290 km from here.

According to police, a gun battle broke out when the militants fired on the joint operation party.

The encounter was continuing when last reports came in from the area. (ANI)

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