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    Top LeT commander, another militant killed in J&K encounters


    Top LeT commander, another militant killed in J&K encounters

    Srinagar, December 14

    A top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander was one of two militants killed in separate encounters with security forces in 's Anantnag and Baramulla districts on Wednesday.

    Abu Bakar, a top commander of the militant LeT carrying on his head a bounty of Rs 10 lakh, was killed in counter-insurgency operations in Baramullah's Sopore.

    In another incident, militants fired at an army patrol team at Beewra in Anantnag's Srigufwara on Wednesday morning, sparking a gun battle, a policeman said.

    A suspected militant identified as Basit Ahmad Dar was killed.

    Dar had recently joined the Hizbul Mujahideen, the policeman said.

    The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

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