6 Lashkar Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Security forces launched a predawn operation based on inputs about the presence of terrorists in a forest area in Bijbehara, around 50 kms from Srinagar.

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The operation was jointly carried by the army, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF.


New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Operation was jointly carried by army, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF
  2. All the terrorists were killed without any collateral damage, police said
  3. Arms and ammunition, including INSAS rifles, were recovered from the spot

In a major boost to anti-terror operation, security forces have killed six terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba during a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district early this morning. 

The operation was jointly launched by the army, Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF in Sekipora village in Bijbehara, around 50 kms from Srinagar.

All the terrorists were killed without any collateral damage, a senior officer said, adding that it was one of the most successful operation in recent years.

Arms and ammunition, including INSAS rifles, were recovered from the spot, he said.

As a precautionary measure, authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Anantnag.

Three days ago, four terrorists were shot dead in a fierce encounter at a village in Shopian district. A soldier was also killed in the gun battle.

(with additional inputs from agencies)



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