SRINAGAR: Two Lashkar-i Toiba militants were killed, while as one surrendered on Friday in an encounter in Meej area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Awantipora.
Official sources said 02 militants were killed in an operation, while as one militant surrendered. However, as of now, the identity of the slain militants couldn’t be established.
Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar told GNS this year 09 militants have surrendered before forces during the live encounter.
IGP further said that we will continue to offer local militants to surrender during live encounters.
The operation was halted yesterday late evening due to darkness as it has become a regular norm during an encounter. However as the first light of the day struck, the operation was resumed, they said.
Yesterday, Two civilians were injured, one of them critically who succumbed this morning in SMHS after militants attacked the search party of security forces in Meej area of Pampore.(GNS)