Four Militants Killed in Encounter in Cordon & Search Operation in J&K's Pulwama
The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama. The militants reportedly belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit.
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Srinagar: Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. The militants were killed at Panjran in south Kashmir, a police official said.
He said the operation, which began Thursday evening, was over.
The militants reportedly belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, the official said.
On Thursday, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama, following information about presence of the militants there.
A gunfight broke out as the militants opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated, the official said.
He said the identity of the slain militants was being ascertained.
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