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J&K: LeT terrorist killed in gun battle in Pulwama

Representative image. Photograph: (AFP)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 07, 2017, 01.16 AM (IST)

One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Samboora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, ANI reported.

According to ANI, the terrorist was identified as Umer and was a Pakistani.

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One AK 47 rifle has been recovered from the encounter site, according to ANI.

Internet services in Pulwama have been blocked as a precautionary measure.

The encounter started late Sunday. 

Also read: Clashes after 3 LeT terrorists killed in Sopore gun battle

It was earlier reported that two terrorists are suspected to be present at the encounter site.

The gun battle is underway.

 

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