Three terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter
File photo of army personnel conducting a cordon and search operation after an encounter with terrorists on the outskirts of Srinagar on July 25, 2020.IANS

Three terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, December 30, 2020

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in the Lawaypora area in Srinagar outskirts on Wednesday, officials said.

The gunfight broke out on Tuesday evening after a joint team of the army and police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

After an overnight lull, firing resumed on Wednesday morning and three terrorists were killed.

The identities of the slain terrorists were being ascertained.

"Three terrorists killed in encounter in Srinagar, search is going on," police said.


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