Jammu and Kashmir: LeT militant from Pakistan shot dead in encounter with security forces in Kupwara district's Handwara area
A Pakistani militant belonging to terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed by the security forces in an encounter on Friday in the Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Srinagar: A Pakistani militant belonging to terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was killed by the security forces in an encounter on Friday in the Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
A foreign militant, belonging to the LeT, was killed in the encounter at Batpora in Handwara in north Kashmir, a police official said.
The body of the Pakistani militant was recovered from the encounter site along with a weapon and other incriminating material, he said. More details about the identity of the slain militant are being ascertained, the official said.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants.
The operation turned into a gun-battle after the militants fired upon a search party, which retaliated. The firing has stopped, but the search operation was still going, the official said.
Government should finish J&K delimitation process by February, hold polls after winter, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
Congress leader Azad said the next four months are not feasible for elections and even if they (Centre) wanted, we would have said no.
'Where will we go?': Pulwama villagers protest transfer of land to build CRPF camp, say livelihood at stake
Pulwama disctrict commissioner Baseer Ul Haq Chaudary said the villagers were in illegal possession of the land all these years
Will get back all money taken from banks, won't let defaulters go 'scot-free', says Nirmala Sitharaman
The finance minister was addressing a function after launching new schemes and handing over orders to various beneficiaries under the financial inclusion and credit outreach programme