Srinagar, Aug 1: The Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Dujana was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
A local militant identified as Arif Lalihaari was also killed in the gunfight that took place in Hakripora village.
A gunfight started between holed up militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district leaving a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander trapped on Tuesday, police said.
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The security forces surrounded the Hakripora village upon which they were fired at by the militants resulting in the ongoing gunfight, a police spokesman said.
The LeT commander identified as Abu Dujana was trapped inside the village along with two to three other militants, the spokesman added.
All Schools and colleges shut in Kashmir today, mobile internet services also blocked.