Top LeT commander Muza Moulvi killed in Kashmir gunfight: Police
Top LeT commander Muza Moulvi killed in Kashmir gunfight: Police (File pic by Firdous Hassan/GK)

Top LeT commander Muza Moulvi killed in Kashmir gunfight: Police

A top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with forces in Kashmir's Budgam district.

A top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with forces in Kashmir's Budgam district.

According to police, the forces launched an operation on Friday morning following an information about the presence of a wanted LeT commander hiding in Gulzarpora village of Muchwa.

"The forces were fired upon after they closed on the house where Muzaffar Ahmad Naiku ali alias Muza Molvi was hiding," the police said.

"The militant was killed in the encounter which has ended now. A policeman was reportedly injured in the operation.

"Searches are still going on in the area."

The police said the slain commander was one of the longest surviving militants and the most wanted guerrilla in Jammu and Kashmir.

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