Top LeT commander Abu Maaz killed in Sopore encounter: Police

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Police on Wednesday claimed that one of the two militants killed in Sopore encounter on Tuesday was a top commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba in north Kashmir.

In a statement issued here a Police spokesman  said that the identity of the second slain militant was established and that he turned out to be Lashkar’s top commander Abu Maaz.

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On Tuesday, police identified one of the slain militants as Abdul Majeed Mir, 24, son of Bashir Ahmad Mir

The two militants were killed in a gunfight in Tujjar area of Sopore on Tuesday afternoon.

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