Jammu, Aug 8, 2017: At least three terrorists were killed in an encounter between security personnel and terrorists in Pulwama district of Tral area in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Police said the incident took place in Gulab Bagh area in Tral after security forces launched an operation following specific inputs about the presence of militants.
“When the militants were challenged, they fired at the security forces, triggering an encounter. Three militants have been killed,” a police officer said. “The operation against the militants is still on.”
The identity of the slain men is being established.
This comes after an infiltration bid was foiled by security forces in the Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir on 7 August in which five terrorists were killed and huge quantity of arms and ammunition from them.