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Kulgam military Op: LeT commander Basit Dar among 2 slain militants, says IGP

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Armed forces personnel at military operation site in Redwani Kulgam. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Kulgam: Commander of LeT Basit Dar was among two millitants who were killed in a military operation in Redwani Payeen of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Tuesday.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir V K Birdi said that Dar was killed along with other militant.

The top officer said,  “It is a big achievement for the forces as Dar was behind many militant attacks especially in Srinagar.”

Basit, a resident of Redwani’s Kulgam, who had been missing from his home since three years and joined The Resistance Front (TRF), a front organisation of Lashkar-e-Taiba.

NIA had announced Rs10 lakh reward for details leading to arrest of the TRF commander.

Dar was also the mastermind behind the spat of civilian killings, the officer added. (GNS)

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