Top Lashkar commander shot dead in Kashmir
30 August 2001
The Indian Express
Srinagar: Security forces have shot dead four militants in Kashmir, including a commander of the Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit, sources said. Lashkar commander Abu Hamza was killed at Charkut, about 100 km north of Srinagar. Hamza was originally from Pakistan-administered Kashmir and had carried out many attacks on security forces. Another militant was shot dead after he crossed over the Line of Control into the Indian side in the northern district of Baramulla.