Published On: Fri, Sep 25th, 2020

Two LeT terrorists killed in J&K’s Anantnag encounter; arms & ammunition recovered

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Friday

This is the second encounter in south Kashmir in two days

An encounter that began late on Thursday evening in in Sirhama village in Anantnag district in South Kashmir, ended with the killing of two LeT terrorists, said an official.

Later, the IGP Kashmir confirmed the killing of two terrorists and said, “two LeT terrorists were killed. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition have been recovered. Search is going on.”

The IGP added that the identity of the slain terrorists is being ascertained.

The encounter broke out on Thursday evening in Sirhama village but the operation was put on hold for the night. However, the entire area was cordoned off and the operation resumed on Friday morning.

After a fresh exchange of fire, the house where the two terrorists were holed up was blasted by the security forces, said sources.

This is the second encounter in south Kashmir in two days.

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