Six LeT militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight
Six Lashkar e Toiba militants were killed in a gunfight in Sekipora area of Bijbehara town in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district on Friday.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 3RR and SOG Anantnag launched a cordon and search operation before dawn in Sekipora following specific inputs about the presence of militants.
As the searches were going on, the hiding militants fired upon secrity forces . The fire was retaliated leading to a gunfight.
Incriminating materials including huge quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter.
The slain militants were identified as Furkaan District commander Islamabad, Noor ul haq of Takibal village of Bijbehara, Hamza of Waghama village Bijbehara, Dr Burhan of SK colony Islambad town, Luqman of Bijbehara town and Huriara of Bijbehra town, all affiliated with Lashkar e Toiba militant outfit.