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Top LeT militant killed in encounter in Kupwara

A top Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district, a defence spokesman said today.

india Updated: Mar 26, 2009 11:51 IST

A top Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was among two ultras killed in separate encounter with security forces in Kashmir Valley, a defence spokesman said on Thursday.

Self-styled district commander of LeT Abdullah Uni was killed in an encounter with troops of 28 Rashtriya Rifles, nine Para and special operation group of local police at Dorusa-Lolab last night, the spokesman said.

One of the security personnel involved in the operation received splinter injuries.

In another gunbattle in Bandipora district, a militant was killed. The encounter was still going on when last reports came in.