New Delhi: Foiling an infiltration bid in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir the security forces gunned down three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists on Thursday. “Based on a specific input developed by police regarding an infiltration attempt by terrorists in Jumagund village in Kupwara, the ultras were intercepted by the Army and police,” a police spokesperson said to PTI
He said an encounter broke out between the ultras and security forces in which three terrorists were neutralised.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said the slain terrorists were affiliated with the proscribed terror outfit LeT.
“Identification (of the terrorists) is being ascertained. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, have been recovered from the encounter site,” Kumar said.