Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag

"An operation against the militants resumed on Monday morning after it was suspended on Sunday evening," a senior police officer said.

Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag

Days after the video leaked of association of Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists, three of Hizbul's men were killed in an encounter early this morning near Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

According to the reports, the encounter began on Sunday which was suspended in evening and re-started on Monday morning to locate the terrorists holed up inside a house in south Kashmir's Awoora village in Pahalgam area. The bodies of the terrorists were recovered from the village on Monday morning.


"An operation against the militants resumed on Monday morning after it was suspended on Sunday evening," a senior police officer said.

The security forces launched operation in the area after specific intelligence inputs about the presence of unspecified number of terrorists in Awoora village in Pahalgam area.

The terrorists, who were hiding inside a house, open fired at security men while they were conducting search operations, ensuing an encounter. The gunbattle continued all night, the official said.