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3 terrorists, woman killed in J&K encounter

Three terrorists and a woman were killed and two Army jawans injured in an encounter in Baramulla district.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2006 15:53 IST

Threeterrorists and a woman were killed and two Army jawans injured in an encounter in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, a Defence spokesperson saidinFriday.

Acting on specific information, troops of 5 Jat Battalion and 13 Rashtriya Rifleson Thursdaynight cordoned off Chakiban area near Bandipora, 55 kilometres from Srinagar.

Theterrorists opened fire on the troops and in the ensuing gunfight threeterrorists were killed and two Army jawans injured.

One Sara Begum, apparently caught in the cross-fire, was also killed, the spokesman added.

First Published: Feb 24, 2006 08:56 IST