Anantnag: Three terrorists killed in encounter
Three unidentified terrorists were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said.
An anti-militancy operation was launched in Hakura area of Anantnag district late last night following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, an Army official said. He said three terrorists were killed in the pre-dawn encounter with security forces. The identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists was not immediately known.
Suspected terrorists reportedly hurled a grenade on a CRPF guard post in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday evening, but there was no damage, police said.
“Apparently terrorists hurled a grenade on a guard post of 18 bn (battalion) CRPF (at Damhaal Hanjipora) in Kulgam,” Kashmir Zone Police said on its official Twitter page.A police party has reached the spot and investigations into the incident have been taken up, police said. “No loss of life or property reported,” the tweet said.