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LeT terrorist killed in encounter in Tangmarg area

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Srinagar: One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in the Tangmarg area of Baramulla district on Saturday, police said.

After receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the Karhama Tangmarg area of Baramulla, a cordon and search operation was launched, a police official said.

It turned into an encounter after terrorists fired upon the forces who retaliated.

One terrorist was killed in the exchange of fire, the official said.

“Killed terrorist identified as Abid Wani, resident of Yarhol Babapora in Kulgam, linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Incriminating materials, one AK-47 rifle recovered,” Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.

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