Mujgund encounter: Three LeT militants killed in gunfight near Srinagar; five jawans injured in 18-hour gunfight


Security forces on Sunday killed three militants, including a Pakistani commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit, in Mujgund, on the outskirts of Srinagar, in an encounter, the Indian Army said, adding that the gunbattle went on for 18 hours.

“Three terrorists were killed in the Mujgund operation,” an army official said, adding that forces had recovered weapons from the site of encounter near the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.

The other two militants were identified as Kashmiri members of LeT, Mudasir Parray and Saquib Mushtaq, both from Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipore district. The Pakistani LeT commander was identified as Ali Bhai. Read More

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