The slain militants were members of a Jaish-e-Mohammad group that infiltrated into the Union Territory from across the International Border in Samba sector.
In the ensuing firefight, two more terrorists were killed. The Indian side also saw three more casualties. Two of the injured soldiers have been evacuated.
An encounter between security forces and terrorists started in Lalpora late Thursday. The security forces surrounded the entire area and carried out a search operation on receipt of the presence of terrorists.
The postmortem report of a three-year-old girl, whose body was found in a sugarcane field in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on Thursday, revealed that the child was raped before being strangulated.
Supreme Court on Monday ruled out sparing a sitting top court judge to be part of gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter probe committee.
There was a precedent of forming a judicial committee to probe a similar encounter killing in Telangana in December 2019, the Court was willing to pass a similar order in this case too.
Dreaded Gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead in an Encounter early morning on Friday. He was being brought to Kanpur from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Friday, when one of the cars in the police convoy overturned.
On Tuesday, an encounter between Indian security forces and terrorists took place in Pulwama Gusu area of Jammu and Kashmir.