Three terrorists killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

Elias Hubbard
December 11, 2017

However, the army has clarified that there was just one operation in Handwara and three terrorists have been killed in the encounter.

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 11: At least two terrorists were gunned down during an encounter with the security forces in Baramulla's Bomai in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said on Monday.

Internet services have been suspended in four districts - Sopore, Baramulla, Handwara and Kupwara.

DGP SP Vaid. Image @spvaid
DGP SP Vaid. Image @spvaid

According to police, a local woman also lost her life during the late night cross firing on Sunday as she was trapped in a house where the terrorists were hiding.

The state's police chief, Shesh Paul Vaid, said all the three militants were apparently Pakistanis and were neutralised by a joint team of Jammu & Kashmir Police, Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force. "It has been raining whole night & boys were out there in the cold", DGP said in a tweet. As they were closing in on the hide out, they were fired upon triggering the encounter.

According to experts, terrorists in higher altitudes generally try to move into villages after snowfall.

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