Top LeT commander Abu Maaz killed in Sopore encounter: Police

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.

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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