Three Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists were killed in an encounter at south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday, ANI reported.
A search operation was launched at Hassanpora village in Bijbehara area of Anantnag early morning following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the village, a police official said. The official said as the security forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired upon them triggering an encounter.
Railway authorities had suspended train services from Budgam-Banihal due to the encounter. There were also reports of mobile services being suspended in Kulgam and Anantnag districts.
Post-encounter, a combing operation is underway.