Srinagar, July 02: Three Lashker-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an overnight ongoing encounter at Rajpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
Official sources told GNS that two more militant have been killed taking toll to three in the ongoing encounter. However identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
Earlier One army soldier of 44 RR was also killed in the intial exchange of firing, they said.
Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army’s 44RR had launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight.