Jammu, March 16: At three terrorists affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were eliminated by the security forces in the Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Acting on specific intelligence inputs regarding the presence of militants in the Nowgan area of Srinagar district, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot, the hiding militants started firing on them which was retaliated back triggering an encounter in which the terrorists were gunned down.
Several incriminating materials including arms and ammunition have been recovered from the spot.
Worth mentioning, the killed terrorists were involved in the recent killing of Khanmoh’s Sarpanch Sameer Bhat.