J&K

Two LeT militants killed in Bijbehara on 2nd day of encounter

Srinagar : Two Lashkar Toiba militants were killed in an overnight ongoing Gunfight in Sirhama area of Bijbehra in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Local news gathering agency Global News Service quoting an unnamed official reported that two militants of LeT were killed in the gunfight, however identity of the slain militants couldn’t be ascertained yet.

The official sources further said that operation was suspended on thursday late evening due to darkness, however the cordon around the suspected house was kept intact. The operation was resumed with first light of the day today.

Earlier, According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 03 Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Sirhama.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight .

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