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Top LeT militant killed in J&K encounter

let-militant-killedIn Jammu and Kashmir, a top militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district this afternoon. Police sources said that the militant has been identified as Abu Huzaifa. He was affiliated to Lashkar-e-Toiba.

Security forces had cordoned off the Shafihamam residential locality of Sopore after a tip off last evening and encounter began this morning. When security forces were moving towards a particular area, Huzaifa who was hiding in a house, opened fire at them. The gun battle lasted for about six hours between the two sides.

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