3 terrorists, including a 14-year-old, killed in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, Dec 09: he 18 hour long gun-battle concluded with the killing of 3 Lashker terrorists including 2 foreigners in Mujgund in Srinagar outskirts.

Security sources said the slain were planning to stage major suicide attack on security camp in Srinagar. Several houses were damaged.

It is believed that a 14-year-old is among the killed terrorists. The boy had been missing from his house for the last few weeks.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on Saturday evening. The encounter ensued after the forces were fired upon by terrorists, a police officer said.

Security forces blasted the house from which they were fired upon.

Six houses were damaged during the 18-hour gunbattle.


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