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1 LeT militant killed in gunfight in J&K

A terrorist of the Lashkar e Taiba (LeT) group was killed by security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning, but a top commander managed to escape, police said.

delhi Updated: May 25, 2011 10:44 IST

A terrorist of the Lashkar e Taiba (LeT) group was killed by security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning, but a top commander managed to escape, police said.

A joint party of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the army raided a hideout of LeT commander Salman in Bharath area of the mountainous Doda district, about 200 km northeast of Jammu.

One militant was killed in the ensuing gunfight, a police officer told IANS over phone. However, the commander managed to escape, he added.