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.
Three LeT terrorists have been killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, 3 AK-47 rifles recovered from them(Visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/H6nE6uIWzY
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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