Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) today paid rich tributes to the militants who were killed in a fierce gunfight with forces in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.
"A handful of our armed youth engaged the combined strength of forces in Rafiabad gunfight. These youth were able to inflict substantial damage on the forces, as a result of which planners were forced to deploy special para Commandos along with many more force," LeT spokesman Dr Abdullah Ghaznawi said in a statement e-mailed to a local news gathering agency, KNS. Dr Ghaznavi claimed , "In a two- day long gunfight eight para commandos were killed."
He said, " Our youth laid down their lives for a cause . We pay our deepest respect to their sacrifice."