JK News Today


Srinagar, January  3

One Lashakar-e- Toiba militant was killed in an ambush by army in Sopore area in north Kashmir  on  Tuesday morning, while  another suspected militant managed to gave a slip to the security forces that had laid cordon  around the hideout of the militants.

Reports reaching here said that  the  militants were engaged in an encounter  In tarzoo area near Sopore, hotbed of militancy in north Kashmir .

The sources said that one militant identified as Umar of Lashakar-e-Toiba, a group active in the area ,  was killed. The  search operations were continuing  till mid-morning.

The army has launched a vigorous anti-militancy campaign  on the borders and  the suspected  hideouts of militants in the hinterland.