Two LeT militants killed in J-K encounterApril 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Army troops shot down two militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror oufit during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban District.
According to reports, the two militants, who have been identified as top LeT Commander of Pir Panchal belt Ayaz Ahmed Malik alais ‘Musa’ and Farooq Ahmed Thakri alais Zulfikar Nain, were most wanted.
The army personnel recovered two AK-47 rifles, six magazines, 160 rounds, 10 Chinese grenades, a satellite phone, a mobile phone, a pair of binoculars and a compass from the militants’ hideout in Banihal area of Ramban district.
The encounter began after a team from the 22 Rastriya Rifles cordoned off the area following reports, and launched the operation at around 1 a.m. today. (ANI)
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