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Centre announces bravery award for Rukhsana

The Centre on Wednesday announced a bravery award for 22-year-old Rukhsana,who killed a top LeT militant in Jammu and Kashmir recently.

The Centre on Wednesday announced a bravery award for 22-year-old Rukhsana,who killed a top LeT militant in Jammu and Kashmir recently.

“I have complimented Rukhsana… she is a brave girl,” Union Home Minister P Chidambaram told reporters here.

“She is being provided full security,” he said,adding “We will give her a bravery award”.

Rukhsana Kausar,a young Kashmiri girl,became a celebrity after she shot dead a dreaded LeT terrorist and injured another at her residence in Rajouri district.

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A group of terrorists had barged into Rukhsana’s house on the night of September 27. She,along with her brother,overpowered LeT’s Abu Osama,snatched his AK-47 and fired at him,killing him on the spot.