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LeT militant killed in encounter

A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Aug 23, 2008 17:05 IST

A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out at Btnar-Lolab when the militant hiding there opened fire on the 18 Rashtriya Rifles troops during a combing operation, the spokesman said.

The slain militant was identified as Aijaz Ahmed Wagay of Kulgam district.

An AK assault rifle, three AK magazines, 122 rounds of AK ammunition, two hand grenades and a mobile phone were recovered from his possession, he added.