3 LeT terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

The firefight started after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists

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Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said on Friday.

The encounter at Hanjin Rajpora area is ongoing, the police said.

The firefight took place started earlier in the day after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.


As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

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