Srinagar encounter: Two LeT militants killed, says IGP

One of the two militants killed in the gunfight was involved in the recent killing of CRPF personnel in Maisuma.

Srinagar: Two militants belonging to outfit Lashkar-i-Toiba were killed in a gunfight in Beshembar Nagar here on Sunday, officials said.

Also Inspector General of police Vijay Kumar told GNS that both militants have been killed.

IGP further said that one of the two militants killed in the gunfight was involved in the recent killing of CRPF personnel in Maisuma.

The encounter had started after a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Beshembar Nagar following inputs about militants’ presence in the area, police said.

It’s pertinent to mention that on 4th April one CRPF trooper was killed while another was injured in a shoot-and-run attack by the militants in the Maisuma area.

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