16 Jun '17, 1pm

INDIAN ARMY kills Top Lashkar commander Junaid Mattoo in Anantnag

INDIAN ARMY kills Top Lashkar commander Junaid Mattoo in Anantnag

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo and his accomplice Muzamil were today killed in an encounter with security forces in in Arwani village of Bijbihara in Anantnag District of south Kashmir. Mattoo was trapped for more than eight hours with two other local Lashkar militants in a joint operation conducted by Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF to nab the terrorists.One militant has been apprehended by the security forces. A joint team of Army, J-K police and CRPF cordoned off Arwani village on specific input about presence of Lashkar militants in the area today morning. As the cordon was being laid some youth assembled near the area and started pelting stones on security forces which resulted in clashes. Junaid Mattoo was involved in a day light attack on a police van in which three policemen including an officer was killed last year. Mattoo's involvement ...

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