Militant killed in an encounter at Pattan

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Srinagar: A local militant was killed in an encounter at Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, sources said.
“Acting on a specific information about the presence of armed militants in Chanderhama area of Pattan, Police assisted by security forces laid a siege of the area, this afternoon. The advance party was fired upon by the holed up militants, which was retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, one Lashkar-e-toiba militant, Nissar Ahmad Magray alias Shakti son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Kilwara – Tangmarg, was killed”, sources informed ‘JandK Now’.
One AK-47 rifle, 2 AK Magazines, 2 grenades and some rounds of AK ammunition were recovered from the possession of slain militant, sources added.

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