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Kashmir: Suspected LeT militant killed in Bandipora encounter, soldier injured

A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed and a soldier injured on Tuesday in an encounter in Hajin tehsil of Bandipora, Kashmir.

india Updated: Jan 10, 2017 09:11 IST
Toufiq Rashid
Kashmir encounter

A militant was killed in an encounter in Hajin tehsil of Bandipora, Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed and a soldier injured on Tuesday in an encounter in Hajin tehsil of Bandipora, Kashmir.

Police sources said the operation was launched by forces following a tip off and gunshots were heard soon after the Parray Mohalla Hajin area was cordoned off.

A search operation was on after the brief encounter, sources said, adding that the militant was inside a house when he was killed.