Pulwama: Three militants have been killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in forest area of Nagbaeran Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.
A senior police officer told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that three militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as the search operation is on in the area.
He said that slain belong to Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
Pertinently this is second encounter in Awantipora Police district in last two days and on Friday two militants of HM were killed in Khrew Pampore—(KNO)