Newly recruited LeT militant killed in Pulwama, Op concluded: Police

Armed forces near military operation in Arihama Pulwama. [FPK Photo/ Qayoomm Khan]

Pulwama: A newly recruited local militant affiliated with Lashkar-i-Taiba outfit was killed in a military operation against militants on Thursday night in Arihal area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The Jammu and Kashmir in a statement said that during the operation one local LeT militant namely Kifayat Ayoub Alie, son of Mohd Ayoub Alie, a resident of Pinjoora Shopian was killed.

From his possession, one pistol, two grenades, two magazines and five rounds were recovered. He had joined the outfit on  October 4, this year, the officer added.

On Thursday evening, a military operation broke out between militants and armed forces in Arihal area.

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