Two LeT militants, army soldier killed
23 February 2007
Jammu: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants and a soldier were killed and five army men injured in two separate shootouts in Jammu and Kashmir since Thursday night, defence officials said on Friday. Rashtriya Rifles troops, on a tip-off, launched an operation in the Manyali area of Rajouri district on Friday and in the ensuing gunfight, two rebels — Shahid Rasool alias Abu Mavia and Abu Omar alias Khalid — were killed. In another encounter, two police personnel were injured when militants ambushed a police party in Shindra top area of Poonch district on Thursday night.