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J&K: Top LeT commander among two terrorists killed in Handwara encounter

ANI
Published : Aug 20, 2020, 9:06 am IST
Updated : Aug 20, 2020, 12:37 pm IST

Lone was involved in the killing of 3 CRPF jawans at Sopore on April 18, 2020, and 3 CRPF jawans at Handwara on May 4, 2020, IGP Kumar said

 LeT commander involved in killing of CRPF jawans among 2 killed in Handwara encounter. (AFP Photo)
  LeT commander involved in killing of CRPF jawans among 2 killed in Handwara encounter. (AFP Photo)

Handwara: One of the two terrorists, who was killed in an encounter in Handwara on Wednesday, has been identified as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Naseer-u-din Lone, said Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir.

Lone was involved in the killing of 3 CRPF jawans at Sopore on April 18, 2020, and 3 CRPF jawans at Handwara on May 4, 2020, according to IGP Kumar.

 

Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Ganipora Kralgund area of Handwara on Wednesday.

In Shopian, one unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists.

Tags: handwara, kupwara, jammu and kashmir, militants
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar