Kashmir: Three LeT militants killed by security forces in Sopore, weapons recovered

Srinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in the Sopore area of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched an operation following information about the presence of militants in Amargarh area of Sopore, a police official said.

He said militants opened firing on the security forces, who retaliated.

Three LeT militants were killed in the ensuing gunbattle. Three weapons have been recovered from them, he said.

Internet services have been discontinued in Baramulla after the incident, ANI reported. All Government and private educational institutions in Sopore will remain closed on Saturday, a police official said.

With inputs from PTI


Published Date: Aug 05, 2017 08:39 am | Updated Date: Aug 05, 2017 08:39 am


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