Srinagar: Three militants of LeT outfit were killed in an encounter with police and other government forces in Sopore Saturday Police said.
“Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Jamia Mohalla, Amargarh locality of Tarzoo in Sopore, Police along with 52 RR, 92, 177, 179 BN CRPF cordoned off the area and launched the search operation,” a police statement said.
As per police the hiding militants opened fire on the joint search party, triggering an encounter.
“During encounter, three militants of LeT were eliminated. Their identity is being ascertained,” police statement said.
Three AK 74 rifles and magazines were recovered from the encounter site.
According to sources a police man was also injured in the operation and is stable.