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Encounter between troops, LeT commander

india Updated: Jul 11, 2010 12:58 IST

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An encounter broke out between security forces and militants, including a top Lashker-e-Toiba commander, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

The gun battle started after the troops were fired at by militants during a search operation in Keshwan forest belt of the district, official sources said.

The terrorists lobbed grenades and fired from their AK rifles on the security personnel, they said adding that additional troops have been rushed to spot.

Nomaan, a top LeT commander from Pakistan, was trapped in the encounter, they said.

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