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2 LeT ultras killed in gunfight with security forces

The encounter broke out at Adoora village,Pulwama district.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: February 4, 2012 2:58:04 pm

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

An encounter broke out between a police team assisted by army personnel and militants at Adoora village,35 kms from here,in Pulwama district late last night,officials said.

The night-long gunfight ended with the killing of two local militants,who have been identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Shiekh,alias Chotu,and Aashiq Hussain Shah,they said.

Both the militants were affiliated with Lashkar.

Two AK 47 rifles,two grenades,two mobile phones and 120 AK rounds have been recovered from their possession,the officials said.

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