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LeT militant involved in murder of Ummer Fayaz killed in encounter in J&K

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | YUSUF JAMEEL
Published Sep 3, 2017, 2:32 am IST
Updated Sep 3, 2017, 2:32 am IST
The police said slain militant Ashfaq Ahmed Paddar was involved in the murder of Army officer Ummer Fayaz Parray in May.
Lieutenant Umer Fayaz was abducted and killed by LeT militants in May, when he was attending a wedding of a relative. (Photo: ANI Twitter)
 Lieutenant Umer Fayaz was abducted and killed by LeT militants in May, when he was attending a wedding of a relative. (Photo: ANI Twitter)

Srinagar: The security forces on Saturday shot dead a Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) militant in a brief encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s southern Kulgam district.

The police said slain militant Ashfaq Ahmed Paddar was involved in the murder of Army officer Ummer Fayaz Parray in May. 

 

Mr Parray, 22, was kidnapped by two masked gunmen from his maternal uncle’s home in Batpora village of Kulgam on May 9. His bullet-riddled corpse was found in Harmain area of neighbouring Shopian the next morning. The gory incident evoked a nation-wide outrage.

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