Another terrorist gunned down in Kashmir’s Kupwara

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016,11:10 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Srinagar | Three terrorist have been killed today in an encounter with security forces in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, the army said. One or three more believed to be holed up in Kupwara, said police officials.

Movement of militants was spotted around 6 am in Kupwara district’s Lolab area in the district, security forces cordoned off the area and began a search operation today, an army official said. He said as the search operation was going on, militants who were hiding fired upon the forces resulting in a gun battle.

He said identity of the militants could not be immediately ascertained. The operation is still ongoing in Kupwara.