Pulwama, 29 January: Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter that raged in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today.Police officials through their twitter handle said that an encounter started at Madoora Tral area of Awantipora in which one unidentified militant was killed.
Later, officials further said that two more unidentified militants have been killed during the gunbattle, taking the total toll to Three.
Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that yesterday Awantipora police got information about the presence of militants in Mandoora village. Teams of Police, Army & CRPF cordoned off the area and as contact with the hiding militants was established, they refused appeals of surrender & lobbed grenades which triggered off the encounter, he said. He further said that Three militants were killed and they were affiliated to Hizbul Mujahideen. (KNB)