LeT militant killed in J&K gunfight

LeT militant killed in J&K gunfight


National | Written by : IANS| Updated: Thu, Jul 19, 2018, 08:45 PM


LeT militant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday, police said.

The militant was identified as a Pakistani national. 

The gunfight in Batapora village of Handwara area of the district started after a joint patrol of the security forces, searching the area following inputs about the presence of militants, came under fire and retaliated, a police official said.