Three Hizbul terrorists were killed today in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The operation is underway.
According to police sources, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Sirnoo village in Pulwama district of south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the area. As the forces were conducting searches, the militants opened fire on them. The forces retaliated, leading to an encounter.
In an earlier incident, two militants were killed in a firing between security forces and terrorists in Baratkalan-Gund Mohalla of Sopore. Arms and ammunition were recovered from the custody of the terrorists.