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LeT terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter
 
Srinagar, A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was killed in a brief gunfight with police personnel in Srinagar on Friday evening, police said.


The encounter broke out when the terrorist fired upon a police party. According to the police, one terrorist managed to escape.

The slain terrorist has been identified as Aqib Bashir Kumar of Trenz Shopian in Kashmir, the police said, adding that arms and ammunition were also recovered from the LeT terrorist.


"Terrorists fired upon Srinagar Police team. Police also retaliated. During ensuing chance encounter, one terrorist got neutralised but one escaped. Arms & ammunition recovered," the police said in a tweet.


"As per the I/Card (identity card) recovered from the killed terrorist, he has been identified as Aqib Bashir Kumar of Trenz Shopian affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT," Kashmir Zone Police said in another tweet.


The gunfight took place a day after two teachers from the minority community were killed. Police had blamed "The Resistance Front" (TRF), a shadow group of LeT, for these killings.


A total of seven civilians were killed in the past 5 days in the valley by the terrorists.

In the wake of the targeted killings, the security has been beefed up across the valley. Sources said that many youth who had a previous history of being involved in terrorism have been picked up by police from various districts.


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