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Lashker militant killed in Shopian encounter

Lashker militant killed in Shopian encounter

Srinagar, Oct 2 (UNI) A joint team of security forces gunned down a local Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in an encounter that erupted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, Police said.
They said the encounter erupted at village Baskuchan during a cordon and a search operation jointly launched by Police, Army and CRPF in the area following an input about the presence of militants.
"During the search operation, as the security forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorist fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated effectively leading to an encounter," police said.

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