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Foreigner among two LeT militants killed in Kulgam encounter: Police

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SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police Sunday said two militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter in the Devsar area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

A senior police officer told that two militants, including a foreigner belonging to the LeT militant outfit, were killed in an encounter with security forces at the Cheyan area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

He said that the operation was launched by security forces, including Police, Army’s 9 RR, and CRPF in the Cheyan area of Devsar after specific information about the presence of militants. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire toward the security forces, who retaliated, adding that two militants were killed in the gunfight.

The officials said the slain militants were affiliated with the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba—(KNO)

 

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