4 security personnel, 1 LeT militant killed in Srinagar

March 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin  

Srinagar, March 23 (ANI): At least four security personnel and a top Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant were killed, and three others injured on Sunday in an attack triggered by the rebel group on a military search party near Srinagar.

According to official sources, Special Operations group (SOG) of local police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were attacked by a group of militants at Telbal near Harwan-Hazratbal road.

Sources also said that three police personnel and a CRPF jawan were killed and three others, including a sub-inspector were injured in the incident.

The killed militant has been identified as Faisal. He is said to be a self-styled divisional commander of Pakistan-based LeT outfit.

An injured militant managed to escape. Police has launched an operation to arrest him. (ANI)

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