Published On: Thu, May 30th, 2019

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

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

The terrorists were neutralised in Dangarpora village in Sopore area

A senior police official said that the terrorists were neutralised in Dangarpora village in Sopore area.

He said that the exact identity of the slain terrorists is being ascertained but both of them belong to the LeT outfit.

Though the encounter has ended, search operation at the encounter site was on added the police official.

The police official said that after getting information about the presence of terrorists in the village, security forces comprising the Rashtriya Rifles, the Special Operations Group of the police and the Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon and operation.

“As the security tightened, the hiding terrorists resorted to indiscriminate firing to break the cordon and escape but in the ensuing retaliatory fire by the security forces, two terrorists got neutralised,” added the police official.

Meanwhile, authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in Sopore and also closed educational institutions as a precautionary measure.

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