Straight Line News Network
Srinagar, September 25: Two Lashkar Toiba militants were killed in an overnight ongoing encounter in Sirhama area of Bijbehra in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Official sources told that two militants of LeT were killed in an encounter, however, the identity of the slain militants couldn’t be ascertained yet. The official sources further said that operation was suspended on Thursday late evening due to darkness, however, the cordon around the suspected house was kept intact. The operation was resumed with the first light of the day today.
Earlier, According to the reports reaching a joint team of Police, Army’s 03 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Sirhama. As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.