Jammu-Kashmir Encounter: Army Kills 2 Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorists

31/12/2015 8:57 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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JAMMU, INDIA - MARCH 20: Security personnel run to take position during an encounter with terrorists at Rajbagh police station on March 20, 2015 in Kathua district, about 80 kilometers from Jammu, India. Two militants in Army fatigues stormed a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district early today, killing three security personnel and two civilians and leaving 10 others, including a senior police officer injured,in the first major terror attack in the state since the PDP-BJP coalition government took charge this month. (Photo by Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

PULWAMA, Jammu and Kashmir -- Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed by the security forces in a fierce gun battle at Gussu village in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

The encounter that erupted yesterday resulted in elimination of two LeT terrorists in a joint operation by the Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police.

One terrorist was identified as Manzoor Bhat while the identity of the second terrorist, who was of foreign origin, is yet to be ascertained.

Two AK47 rifles, four magazines of AK 47 and other war-like stores were recovered from the site of the encounter.

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