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Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander was killed on Monday in an encounter with government forces in Aharbal area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

According to reports, police, army's 62 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Gurwatan Aharbal belt of Damhal Hanjipora after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area. When the search team started advances, the hiding militants opened fire upon them in a bid to break the cordon. In the retaliatory fire, one militant was killed.

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