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Hizb terrorist gunned down in J&K

A Hizbul Mujaheedin terrorist was killed by security forces and one LeT terrorist arrested in J&K.

india Updated: Nov 15, 2006 13:31 IST

A Hizbul Mujaheedinterrorist was gunned down by security forces in Ramban district and a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist was arrested in Doda district of J&K, police said in Jammu on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a jointpolice team and Border Security Force launched a search operation in the Sumber area and shot dead the terrorist in an encounter.

One AK assault rifle along with some ammunition and one wireless set were seized from the slain terrorist, whose identity was being ascertained.

Police arrested the alleged LeT terrorist, Mohammad Akbar Qureshi from Kithar area of Doda district on Tuesdaynight.

Qureshi was said to be involved in robbing weapons from Kishtwar police station earlier, the police said.

First Published: Nov 15, 2006 13:31 IST