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Four Militants Killed in Encounter in Cordon & Search Operation in J&K's Pulwama

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.

  • PTI
  • Last Updated: June 7, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
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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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