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J-K: Three Lashkar terrorists killed in Anantnag

The official said as the security forces were conducting the search operation, the militants fired upon them triggering an encounter.

By: PTI | Srinagar |
Updated: December 8, 2016 2:13:55 pm
kashmir, jammu and kashmir, anantnag, J-K Encounter, kashmir Encounter, anantnag Encounter, jammu and kashmir Encounter, india news, indian express A search operation was launched in Hassanpora village in Bijbehara area of Anantnag early morning following inputs about the presence of militants in the village, police said. (Source: Google maps)

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.

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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.

 

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