3 Terrorist Killed In Joint Search Operation, Internet Blocked


Update: All Government and private schools, colleges in Sopore closed on Saturday says additional deputy commissioner post encounter of LeT terrorists.

Update: Internet services blocked in Baramulla district, J&K after attack.

Update: Three LeT terrorists killed and one police jawan injured during the search operation.

Srinagar: A joint cordon and search operation ( CASO) is being conducted by the security forces in Sopore area’s Amarghad of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

At least two to three militants are believed to have been holed up inside a building.

A joint operation is conducted by 179 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF), 52 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group ( SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police since 04:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Heavy fire is being exchanged between the security forces and the militants.

One militant has reportedly been killed, but no official confirmation has come in as yet.