Published On: Sat, Aug 5th, 2017

Three LeT terrorists killed in J&K’s Sopore encounter

Srinagar: Again on Saturday morning the security forces succeeded in killing three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists after a brief encounter in Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Large quantity of arms and ammunition including three AK-47 rifles have been recovered

Out the three terrorists neutralised by the security forces, two of the terrorists have been identified as locals, said a police official. The local terrorists are Javaid Ahmad Dar, a resident of Baramulla town and Abid Hamid Mir, a resident of Bandipora.

He said that the third terrorists killed in the encounter in Amargarh area is still be established.

The police official said that the encounter was launched by a joint team of 179 Battalion CRPF, 52 Rashtriya Rifles and SOG Sopore on a specific intelligence input at around 4.30 am at Amargarh in Sopore of Baramulla district in north Kashmir

Large quantity of arms and ammunition including three AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the slain terrorists, said the police official.

He said that a police constable was injured in the encounter and was rushed to a local hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.

 

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