3 militants killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama

Three militants were killed and two civilians were injured in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, police said.
The gun battle began after security personnel were fired upon while conducting a cordon-and-search operation at Dobhi Mohalla in Kakapora area of the south Kashmir district, a police official said.
Two residents of Pulwama’s Samboora, Ishrat Jan (25) and Ghulam Nabi Dar (42), sustained injuries near the encounter site, he said.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital before being shifted to SMHS Hospital here, the official said, adding that their condition is stable. The exchange of fire is under way, he said.
Later, IGP, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, said three militants involved in the attack on the BJP leader’s residence in J-K’s Nowgam were killed in the Pulwama encounter. PTI

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