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LeT commander killed in Jammu and Kashmir

A senior commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Mohammad Farooq alias Abu Talla, was killed on Sunday in a gun battle in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

india Updated: Nov 03, 2009 15:26 IST

A senior commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Mohammad Farooq alias Abu Talla, was killed on Sunday in a gun battle in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

According to an official, a team of Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir police launched an offensive in Gulabgarh area, about 180 km from Jammu.

The militant, responsible for several terror attacks in Reasi, Mahore, Gool Gulabgarh area, was killed after nearly half-an-hour of gun fight, a police spokesman said.

An AK-47 rifle, three magazines and grenades were recovered from him.