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Indian Army guns down LeT top commander in six-hour long op

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 14 Dec 2016 2:37 PM GMT

Indian Army guns down LeT top commander in six-hour long op
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Indian Army guns down LeT top commander in six-hour long operation
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Srinagar: Indian Army on Wednesday gunned down the top commander of terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Abu Bakar in a six-hour long gunfight in Sopore of Kashmir.

After being informed by the intelligence regarding the presence of Abu Bakar, army launched a massive operation at a residential building where LeT chief commander was hiding.

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What senior security official said regarding the encounter?

  • When the security forces closed in on the house where the LeT commander was hiding, they came under heavy gunfire, which was returned and the encounter started.
  • Abu Bakar was killed in this encounter.
  • The security forces did not suffer any casualty in this operation
  • The house being used as a bunker by the hiding militant commander was damaged following heavy firing

Army has dubbed the killing of LeT chief as a major success.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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