SRINAGAR -- A top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba and mastermind of Udhampur terror attack Abu Qasim was killed in an encounter with the army today in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.
Security forces launched an operation in Khandipora village of Kulgam following information about presence of Qasim, an army official said.
He said a fierce gun battle broke out at 2.00 am, leading to death of Qasim.
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