July 2005 News

Top Lashkar Terrorist Killed In Kashmir

11 July 2005
The Hindustan Times

Jammu: A top terrorist of the Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit was killed in Jammu and Kashmir, in what is being seen as a big success in counter- terrorism operations by the Indian Army. Troops sighted and engaged the terrorist Hafiz Peer in Ogad in a forested area of Doda district Sunday evening in a gun battle that lasted for more than two hours, army spokesman Col DK Badola said. Hafiz Peer was said to be involved in several murders and blasts. With his killing, security forces can claim a major victory against terrorists in the region, Col Badola said.


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