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  India   All India  23 Sep 2018  J&K: One militant killed in Pulwama encounter, search operations on

J&K: One militant killed in Pulwama encounter, search operations on

PTI
Published : Sep 23, 2018, 11:14 am IST
Updated : Sep 23, 2018, 3:51 pm IST

A cordon and search operation in Dar Ganie Gund village in Tral's Aribal area turned into an encounter when militants fired upon the forces.

The encounter broke out after the militants fired upon the forces who retaliated, a police official said. (Representational image | PTI)
 The encounter broke out after the militants fired upon the forces who retaliated, a police official said. (Representational image | PTI)

Srinagar: A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district Sunday, police said. 

The body of the unidentified militant was recovered from the encounter site in the Tral area of the district, a police official said. He said the identity of the slain militant and the group he was affiliated to is being ascertained. 

 

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dar Ganie Gund village of Aribal area in the south Kashmir district Sunday morning after receiving specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the area, the official said. 

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces who retaliated. 

The search operation is on, the official said. 

 

Tags: pulwama encounter, j&k encounter, cordon and search operation
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar