Lashkar-e-Toiba militant killed in encounter

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Published: Thursday, July 15, 2010, 13:23 [IST]

Militant killed in Jammu encounter

Jammu, Jul 15: In the anti terror opeartion launched by Army's 37 Rashtriya Rifle (RR) troops, one Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was killed on Thursday, Jul 15.

"A body of a terrorist has been recovered from the encounter site during search operation in Beri Rakh forests in Mendhar border belt of Poonch district," said Ashok Gupta, IGP of Jammu zone.

The operation to track down militants in Mankote forest belt started on Jul 13 and it entered on its third day on Jul 15.

An Army major was killed and six other security men, including a colonel, injured in an encounter with suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists.

The operation is still going on in the dense forest belt close to the Line of Control in Mankote-Mendhar belt to get the rest of the militants.

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