Three militants killed in J&K’s Pulwama
Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter in a forest area of Pulwama’s Tral in south Kashmir on Saturday, August 21, 2021, taking the toll of militants killed in the last 24 hours to five in the district.
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An official said the militants, associated with the Jaish-e-Muhammad, were encircled in Nagbaeran area of Tral in Pulwama.
“On being encircled by the security forces, the militants opened fire and were killed in the subsequent encounter,” the police said.
The identity of the militants was not divulged by the police immediately. “The operation is on,” the force said.
Earlier, two militants were killed on Friday in Pulwama’s Khrew area.