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Kashmir: Gunfight between cops, militants after LeT commander’s arrest

The gunfight started some distance away from the Sogam market in Kupwara, after police arrested a top LeT commander, Abu Ukasha, alias Hanzullah.

india Updated: Jun 20, 2016 23:29 IST
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A gunfight between militants and security forces broke out late on Monday evening in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district after a top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was arrested there, police said.(PTI Photo)

A gunfight between militants and security forces broke out late on Monday evening in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district after a top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was arrested there, police said.

The gunfight started some distance away from the Sogam market in Kupwara, after police arrested a top LeT commander, Abu Ukasha, alias Hanzullah.

Reports said the LeT commander was arrested in Sogam town market while he was making some purchases there around 7 p.m.

“Firing is going on,” the police officer said.