STATE TIMES NEWSSrinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists , including a Pakistani national involved in a recent attack on security forces, were killed in an encounter in Baramulla district on Sunday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation around midnight in the Reban area of Sopore town following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said. He said the search operation turned into an encounter around 4 am when the hiding terrorists opened fire at the security forces. The security forces retaliated and in the ensuing gunfight, three terrorists were killed, the official said. He said arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of the encounter. Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said one of the slain terrorists was a Pakistani national involved in an attack on security forces at Sopore in which one CRPF Jawan was martyred and a civilian was killed. “One Pakistani LeT terrorist Usman is killed in the encounter. He was involved in recent terror attack at Sopore in which one CRPF jawan was martyred and one civilian was killed. Big success for police and security forces,” the Kashmir Zone Police’s Twitter handle quoted him as saying. Meanwhile, terrorists hurled two grenades on a team of security personnel in Pulwama district, but they didn’t explode, an Army official said. “The terrorists attempted an attack on CAPF (Central Armed Police Force) at 16:45 hours today at Chersoo, Awantipora,” the official said. The suspects, who were on a motorcycle, threw the two grenades on the CAPF personnel, but without removing their pins. The grenades did not explode, he said. Efforts are on to nab the terrorists, the official said.
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