Kaahmir: Three LeT militants killed in Handwara

BK Online/ Srinagar
November 21, 2017 BREAKING NEWS 276 Views
 Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an encounter in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.
A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khar Mohalla in Magam today morning.
As such the joint team of forces intensified the search operation the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off an encounter.
Three militants have been killed during the gunfight and the bodies of the slain were recovered along with the as many AK rifles, he said.
Meanwhile DGP SP Vaid hailed the forces for the successful operation in Handwara.
“Three LeT terrorists all Pakistanis neutralised in Magam area of Handwara district in North Kashmir. Excellent work!”, DGP tweeted. (GNS)
Meanwhile yesterday, Hizbul Mujhadeen militant Adil Rashid Chopan was killed in a brief shootout at Gulshanpora Gujjarbasti area of Tral town in South Kashmir’s Puwama district on Monday.
Adil was killed after a group of militants reportedly fired upon a patrolling party. The Government forces launched a search operation and during the exchange of fire, the militant was killed.
Srinagar based Defense spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia confirmed the death of Hizb militant and said that combing operation was lauched to track down the militants.

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