May 2001 News

10 LeT men killed

24 May 2001
The Pioneer

Srinagar: Eleven people, including 10 Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, were killed in separate incidents, while two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir since Wednesday night. In a major encounter seven militants of Pakistan-based LeT outfit were gunned down by security forces at Check-Dajipora in Langate area of Kupwara district on Thursday morning, a police spokesman said. The Army launched the operation following a tip-off on Wednesday evening, he said, adding that during the encounter, which continued throughout the night, a huge cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered.


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