Pulwama encounter: Three terrorists killed by security forces in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir

By: | Updated: August 9, 2017 4:49 PM

Two terrorists have been gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Tral, Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pulwama encounter, terrorists tral enocounter, tral encounter, tral pulwama, pulwama Jammu and Kashmir, Machil encounter Jammu and Kashmir, Machil Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists security forces tralThe encounter took place two days after the army killed five terrorists in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir. (Representative image/PTI)

Three terrorists have been gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Tral, Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Munir Khan, IGP Kashmir, told ANI, “All three militants have been killed. They were members of Zakir Musa group. We have recovered two AKs and one pistol from Tral encounter site.” He further added, “All the three are local militants; two had joined militancy in 2015 and one in 2016. The operation is still on. There are chances of one more militant in the area. Search operations are underway.”

The encounter took place two days after the army killed five terrorists in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir. On August 7, an infiltration bid was foiled. RK Suresh, Brigade Commander told ANI, “Huge quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered along with ration and medicines with Pakistani markings.”

On July 15, two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Tral area, according to PTI. The militants had then opened fire on security forces who were carrying out a search operation in Satoora forest there.

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