Army guns down Laskhar terrorist in Jammu

Indian army eliminated a terrorist of Pakistani based militant outfit LeT in an encounter at Kalihand forest area near mountainous Doda district.

Written by Express News Service | Jammu | Published: February 10, 2009 12:20 pm

Indian army eliminated a terrorist of Pakistani based militant outfit,Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) in an encounter at Kalihand forest area near mountainous Doda district,180 kilometres north of Jammu City,Monday evening.

A Northern Command official spokesman,Colonel D K Kachari informed that troops of 8 Rashtriya Rifles on the specific information launched search in the forest area and noticed the movement of militants and challenged him but he opened fire on the troops.

“Later,the slain LeT militant has been identified as Bashir Ahmed of Tanda,” PRO added.

He further said that one self-loading rifle,two SLR magazines were recovered from the slain militant,who was active in the area for the past about an year.

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