Three terrorists killed in Kupwara encounter since Saturday night


Kupwara: Three terrorists have so far been killed in the encounter which started since last night in the Handwara region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. A joint operation was carried out by police, Army and paramilitary forces in the forests of Krumbhora.

According to police, the slain terrorists are reported to be belonging to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.

The encounter began on Saturday night after troops launched a search operation in Krumbhora forests of Handwara tehsil following information about the presence of the militants, an army official said.