Top LeT Commander Killed In North Kashmir Gunfight, Says IGP Kashmir


SRINAGAR: A Top commander of Lashkar Toiba was killed in an encounter in Saloosa area of Kreeri of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.

Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar told news agency GNS that top commander of LeT was killed in an encounter at Saloosa. He identified the slain militant as Anees Alias Chota Sultan from Pakistan.

Sultan was active since 2018 and was operating in Sopore, Zangeer and Bandipore areas.

01 AK-47 and 5 magazines were recovered from the slain militant, the official said.

Pertinently, this is the second encounter in Baramulla district this week. 03 militants, 02 Army soldiers, 02 CRPF and 01 SPO of J&K police were killed in the previous encounter at Kreeri.


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