Three LeT terrorists gunned down in J&K

Published on Nov 23, 2006 11:15 PM IST

Acting on a tip off, a special operation group (SOG) of police launched an operation in Hunzar area of remote Dacchan tehsil of Doda district.

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Three terrorists of Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Toiba outfit were gunned down in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a police spokesman said.

Acting on a tip off, a special operation group (SOG) of police launched an operation in Hunzar area of remote Dacchan tehsil of Doda district and in the subsequent gunbattle three LeT terrorists were killed, he added.

The slain terrorists have been identified as Mudassar Hussain, Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Ismail, he said, adding that recoveries from the encounter site included two AK rifles with its four magazines and one hand grenade.

One self-styled tehsil commander of Hizbul Mujahideen identified as Manzoor Khan surrendered before Rashtriya Rifle troops at Gund in doda district, he said.

Khan handed over one AK rifle with its three magazines and 90 rounds, one radio set and one binocular at the time of surrender, the spokesman said.

Meanwhile, two UBGL grenades, one binocular and a huge quantity of AK ammunition were recovered from Kanderu area, he said, adding that four RPG rockets and some AK ammunition were recovered in Sewa village of doda district.

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