Kulgam military Op: Three militants Killed, says police

Armed forces personnel stand deployed at military operation site. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in a military operation at Samno area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday, an official said.

A senior police officer while confirming to GNS that three LeT militants have been killed, however their identity is yet to be ascertained while searches continue.

Yesterday, a joint team of Police and the army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team of forces zeroed towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired on the joint team, which was retaliated, triggering the operation.

The operation was suspended due to darkness in the area for precautionary measures and resumed this morning with the first light. (GNS)

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