Published On: Sun, Mar 10th, 2019

Two terrorists killed in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

Srinagar: After a brief but fierce gunfight, the security forces on Sunday succeeded in killing two terrorists in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

The firing exchanges have stopped but searches were on till reports last came in

A senior police official said that the encounter between the security forces comprising the army, CRPF and the SOG of the state police and the terrorists broke out in Pinglish village of Tral area in Pulwama.

He said that on receiving specific input about presence of some terrorists in the area, the security forces surrounded the area. However, in a bid to break the security cordon and escape, the hiding terrorists resorted to indiscriminate firing but the retaliatory fire by the forces, killed two of the hiding terrorists.

The police official said that the bodies of the neutralised terrorists have been recovered and their exact identity is being established.

He further said that the firing exchanges have stopped but searches were on till reports last came in.

It may be mentioned here that the house in which the terrorists were hiding was destroyed in the operation by the security forces.

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