Militant killed in brief encounter in Tral

Tral: A brief encounter between militants and Indian troopers resulted in the death of a militant in Kamla Forests of Tral town in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

n army official posted in Tral area informed CNS that the men from 42 and 03 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned off a vast area of Kamla forest and launched a thorough search operation. “During the operation, a group of militants were spot who indiscriminately fired upon the troopers. The troopers retaliated and shot dead a militant whose identity has not been ascertained yet,” he said.

The official said that they recovered two AK-47 rifles from the spot and added that search operation is going on to flush out the militants from the area. (CNS)

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