leT militant killed in J&K gunfight

leT militant killed in J&K gunfight

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leT militant killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) A lashkar-e-Taiba (leT) militant was killed in a gunfight with the police in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, authorities said on Saturday.
An unidentified number of militants attacked a police post in Achabal area on Friday night following which there was a brief gunfight.
"A weapon was recovered from the victim who has been identified as Bilal Ahmad of Yaripora village. A policeman was also injured in the encounter," the authorities said.
According to the police, Ahmad had joined the leT outfit three months ago. He was involved in a number of terrorist attacks on the security forces.
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