Central Kashmir: Top Lashkar commander Naveed Jatt, associate slain in Budgam gunfight

Central Kashmir: Top Lashkar commander Naveed Jatt, associate slain in Budgam gunfight
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Srinagar: Top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Naveed Jatt has been killed in a gunfight with government forces in Chattergam area of Budgam district in central Kashmir.

Top police sources confirmed to Kashmir Reader that Naveed was killed in the gunfight along with a local militant. The identity of the local militant is being ascertained, they said.

As reported earlier two militants were killed and three army men suffered injuries in the gunfight in Kathpora village of Chatergam area in Budgam district in central Kashmir.

The authorities, routinely, have suspended mobile internet services in the district while the train services across Kashmir region have been suspended as a “precautionary measure”.