February 2007 News

Two LeT militants, army soldier killed

23 February 2007
The Hindu

Jammu: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants and a soldier were killed and five army men injured in two separate shootouts in Jammu and Kashmir since Thursday night, defence officials said on Friday. Rashtriya Rifles troops, on a tip-off, launched an operation in the Manyali area of Rajouri district on Friday and in the ensuing gunfight, two rebels Shahid Rasool alias Abu Mavia and Abu Omar alias Khalid were killed. In another encounter, two police personnel were injured when militants ambushed a police party in Shindra top area of Poonch district on Thursday night.


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