Top LeT commander among 2 killed in JK


A top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Naseer-u-din Lone was killed in an encounter in Ganipora Kralgund area of Kashmir’s Handwara district today.

Sharing a CCTV footage of LeT terrorist Naseer, the IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said: “LeT commander Naseer-u-din Lone, who was involved in the killing of 3 CRPF jawans at Sopore on April 18, and 3 CRPF jawans at Handwara on May 4, 2020, got killed”. 

An Army spokesperson said the operation was over and a pistol with six rounds, an under-barrel grenade launcher and four Chinese grenades, which were destroyed in-situ, were recovered from the operation site.

The police also said the body of another militant was also found in another operation in the same area after a gunfight and his identity and group affiliation are yet to be established.