Three LeT militants killed in military operation in north Kashmir, says police

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in JK's border area near Line of Control. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Kupwara: Three militants associated with the outfit Lashkar-i-Taiba were killed on Thursday in Jumagund area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

In a tweet, the Kashmir Police Zone while quoting IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar wrote, “All three militants killed, affiliated with proscribed militant outfit LeT. Identification being ascertained. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered,”.

Earlier in the Tweet police said, “Based on a specific input developed by Kupwara Police regarding infiltration attempt of militants in village Jumagund, Kupwara, an encounter has started when the infiltrating militants were intercepted by Army & Police”.

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