3 Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorists Dead, 1 Policeman Injured In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Sopore

The encounter began late last night after terrorists opened fire on the patrol party carrying out the search operation in the Amargarh area of Sopore after receiving information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

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3 Lashkar-e-Taiba Terrorists Dead, 1 Policeman Injured In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Sopore

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Bodies of the three terrorists were recovered along with their rifles after the Sopore encounter.

Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir:  Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore this morning, police said. A soldier was also injured in the gunfight.

The encounter began late last night after terrorists opened fire on the patrol party carrying out a search operation in North Kashmir's Amargarh area after receiving information about the presence of terrorists.

"The terrorists were killed in Amargarh area of Sopore in an encounter with police, army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)," police spokesman Manoj Pandita told IANS.

"Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the slain terrorists. The exact identity of the terrorists is being established." he said.

"One police constable was injured during the encounter. He was shifted to hospital where doctors have described his condition as stable," he added.

Three rifles were also recovered from their possession, police said.

(With inputs from IANS)

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