JK News Today


Srinagar, January 19

A suspected commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba was killed in an encounter with security forces in  Hajin, Bandipore early Thursday morning , while one security personnel got injured.

The security forces mounted an assault on the hideout of the militant early this morning  after getting an information about his presence there. In the ensuing gun battle , the militant was killed. The killed militant has been identified as Abu Musaib

The authorities have yet to come out with other details.

The elimination of this militant comes close on heels of the  killing of three Hizb-ul-Mujhadeen militants in Awoora village near  Bijbehra a couple of days ago.

Security forces have intensified their operations against militants in the Valley.