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2 LeT militants gunned down in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Kulgam

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Yet an another incident, Top pakistani LeT Terrorist among 2 ultras gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, arms and ammunition recovered, according to police.

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The encounter broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Cheyan Devsar area of the south Kashmir district following inputs about the presence of terrorists, a police official said. In the ensuing exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed, the official said.

“Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. A search operation is going on”, said the police.

Earlier, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, had said one of the trapped ultras was a Pakistani. “01 #Pakistani #terrorist (Haider) of LeT terror outfit & a local terrorist trapped in on-going #encounter,” Kumar said on Twitter.

Kumar also informed that Haider had been active in North Kashmir for more than two years and is involved in several terror crimes.

According to the police, the encounter started during the early hours on Sunday.

“Encounter has started at Cheyan Devsar area of Kulgam. Police and Army on the job. Further details shall follow,” the police had tweeted.

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