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J&K: 3 Lashkar terrorists killed during encounter with security forces in Kupwara district, infiltration bid foiled

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Thursday morning, Kashmir Zone police said that Three terrorists affiliated with Pakistan-based outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were neutralized in an encounter that broke out in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.The Kashmir Zone police said that they launched an operation after receiving specific inputs on an infiltration attempt by terrorists in Jumagund village in Kupwara.The encounter started when the infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by the army and police.

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“Based on a specific input developed by #KupwaraPolice regarding infiltration attempt of #terrorists in village Jumagund, Kupwara, an #encounter has started when the infiltrating terrorists were intercepted by #Army & #Police,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said “All three terrorists were neutralized, affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Identification being ascertained. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered.”

The encounter comes a day after LeT terrorists shot dead a 35-year-old TV actor Amreena Bhat who uploaded her songs on various social media platforms. Her 10-year-old nephew who was also at home received a bullet injury on his arm.

On Wednesday, security forces had gunned down three Pakistani terrorists during an encounter at Najibhat crossing in the Kreeri area of the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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