Three militants of LeT outfit were killed in an encounter with police and security forces in Sopore, police said.
“Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Jamia Mohalla, Amargarh locality of Police jurisdiction Tarzoo in Sopore, Police Sopore along with 52 RR, 92, 177, 179 BN CRPF cordoned off the area and launched the search operation. 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.” A police official said.
Three AK 74 rifles and magazines recovered from the encounter site, he added.