Anantnag encounter
Anantnag encounter

J-K: 6 LeT terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter

ANI | Updated: Nov 23, 2018 10:46 IST

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 23 (ANI): Six terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sekipora area of Bijbhera in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.
Indian Army's 3 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 116 battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police jointly conducted the operation, which started in the wee hours.
Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists, a cordon and search operation was launched in a forested area of Sekipora. As the operation was underway, the search party was fired upon by terrorists. The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight.
Incriminating materials, including a huge quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. Five AK and one INSAS rifle have been recovered.
Police have registered a case and initiated an investigation in the matter. Pertinently no collateral damage took place in this incident, read a statement from the state police.
They have also requested the citizens to not venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. (ANI)

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