Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter by the police, Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) today in Sopore area’s Amarghad of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
A joint operation was conducted by 179 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 52 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police since 04:30 a.m.
Earlier in the day, a joint cordon and search operation (CASO) was being conducted by the security forces.
Heavy fire was exchanged between the security forces and the terrorists.
At least two to three militants were believed to have been holed up inside a building.
During the encounter, a police jawan was also injured, but he is stable.
Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the encounter area.
According to the Additional Deputy Commissioner, all government and private schools and colleges in Sopore are closed post encounter.
Internet services have also been snapped in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.