A Lashker-e-Toiba militant was killed in an overnight gunfight in Chatapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

A top police officer told GNS that one militant of LeT was killed in an encounter with police and security forces.

Earlier Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Chatapora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.