3 terrorists gunned down in an encounter on outskirts of Srinagar

Prime News, National, Defence, Terrorism, Srinagar (Kashmir), December 30:- In Kashmir valley, three terrorists were  killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and the security forces in Hokarsar area on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Three terrorists have been killed this morning (December 30) in fresh exchange of firing between hiding terrorists and security forces, police sources said.

The identity of the slain terrorists is yet to be ascertained. Security forces had launched cordon and search operation in the area last evening on specific input about presence of terrorists. As searching party reached the targeted house, the terrorists opened fire triggering an encounter. The police sources said the operation was suspended in the night to avoid collateral damage. However, cordon was strengthened to prevent terrorists from escaping. The operation was on when reports last came in. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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