By: Express News Service | Published: June 18, 2020 4:07:43 pm
A gunfight is underway and further details are awaited, the official said.
A militant has been killed in two ongoing encounters in South Kashmir Pulwama and shopian district on Thursday. Police officials said the militant was killed in Awantipora area of district Pulwama.
A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the morning by the forces at Meej in the Pampori area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama after receiving specific information about the presence of militants, a police official said.
He said the operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party of the forces. A gunfight is underway and further details are awaited, the official said.
On Thursday afternoon police said another encounter started in Shopian.
“Encounter has started at Munand area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Police zone tweeted.
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