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Security forces slay 3 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in Kashmir gunbattle

Security forces had launched a search operation at Magamin Handwara area of Kupwara District in north Kashmir following information about the presence of militants there

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Army soldiers patrol near the highly militarized Line of Control dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Pallanwal sector, about 75 kilometers from Jammu
Army soldiers patrol near the highly militarised Line of Control dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in Pallanwal sector.

Three (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunbattle with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a search operation at Magamin Handwara area of Kupwara District in north Kashmir following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.


He said three Lashkar ultras have been killed.

The operation was going on when reports last came in. 

First Published: Tue, November 21 2017. 13:02 IST
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