Three terrorists killed in Waterhail Budgam: police

The gunfight broke out after the police and security forces launched a search operation in the village.
Security forces near the site of an encounter in Waterhail area of central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Security forces near the site of an encounter in Waterhail area of central Kashmir's Budgam district. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar Aug 10: Police on Wednesday said three terrorists were killed in a gunfight in Waterhail area of central Kashmir's Budgam district.

"BudgamEncounterUpdate: All the three hiding LeT #terrorists #neutralised. Bodies being retrieved from the site, identication yet to be ascertained. #Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition recovered. A big success for us," ADGP Kashmir said in a statement.

"BudgamEncounterUpdate: Terrorist Lateef Rather alias Abdullah, killer of Rahul Bhat and Amreen Bhat among the three killed terrorists. He was involved in several terror crime cases including several civilian killings & atrocities, " he added.

The spokesman said the gunfight broke out after the police and security forces launched a search operation in the village.

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