Kupwara Encounter: Two More LeT Militants Killed, says DIG Das

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

Two more militants were killed in an encounter with forces in Lolab area in Kupwara district on Saturday, taking toll to three, police said.

Deputy Inspector General, North Kashmir Range, Gareeb Das told KNS that the operation in Lolab area was concluded this afternoon by killing two more militants.

“Two more militants were killed today, taking the total number of militants killed to three. All the militants belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba group,” Das said.

He said that ammunition and weapons were recovered from the militants.

Yesterday, LeT Commander Abu Usama alias Zarar was killed in the same encounter with police and army.

The killing of the militants sparked protests by the people in nearby villages.

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