Gunfire Breaks Out in Kupwara After the Arrest of LeT Commander

The LeT commander was reportedly arrested at the Sogam town market in Kupwara.

Published21 Jun 2016, 02:54 AM IST
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  • A gunfight between militants and security forces broke out late Monday evening in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district after a top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was arrested, police said.

  • A senior police officer said that the gunfight started some distance away from Sogam market of Kupwara after police arrested a top LeT commander identified as Abu Ukasha alias Hanzullah.

  • Reports said Hanzullah was arrested in Sogam town market on specific information while he was making some purchases there.

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