Three LeT militants killed in Handwara gunbattle

Kristopher Drake
November 22, 2017

"The militant group of Lashkar-e-Toiba headed by Saifullah were moving towards LoC to receive a group of infiltrators as per our sources", they said.

The troops retaliated and in the exchange of fire, which lasted over an hour, three Pakistani terrorists of the LeT were killed, the official said.

On September 21, The Indian Express had reported that Owaid alias Osama was the third member of Lakhvi's family to join the LeT's ranks and be part of its operations in Kashmir.

A search operation in on in the area. It was a joint operation of CRPF Police and Army.


Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid confirmed the neutralisation of the terrorists in a tweet, saying, "Three LeT terrorists all Pakistanis neutralised in Magam area of Handwara district in North Kashmir".

At least one army personnel lost his life and three injured in a fierce gun fight between the terrorists and army in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara area on Tuesday.

Security forces launched a search operation at Magam in Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, following a tip-off, a police official said.

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