Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir): Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday, police said.
Militants killed in Pulwama in encounter with Security Forces
According to a police official, security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Braw Bandina area of Awantipora in the district in south Kashmir after receiving intelligence input about presence of militants in the area.
Search Operation by Security Forces in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir
The security forces were carrying out search operation in the area when the militants in hiding suddenly opened fire at the forces. The forces then retaliated with counter gun shots.
“Two militants have been killed in the Awantipora operation during an encounter,” the official said, adding the bodies along with arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site.
The identities and affiliation of the two militants are yet to be ascertained by the security forces.. The security forces as of now are continuing with their search operation for more possible militants hiding in the area.