Updated on: July 14, 2021 9:20 IST

Jammu and Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed during encounter in Pulwama

Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Aijaz (alias Abu Huraira) was killed on Wednesday in an encounter that took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, along with two other local terrorists. Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Pulwama town following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said. He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.