Two leT militants killed, one surrenders in Kashmir

Two leT militants killed, one surrenders in Kashmir

Published24 Jun 2018, 12:58 PM IST
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Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Two lashkar-e-Taiba (leT) militants were killed while a third one surrendered to security forces on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said here that the terrorists were killed in a joint operation by the Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police.
Police said the militants fired at a road clearing party of security forces in Chaddar Motelhama in Qaimoh area.
The security forces were carrying out a highway clearance operation for the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra when they were fired at by the hiding militants, triggering an encounter which has now ended, a police officer said.
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