Kashmir: Two terrorists were murdered in a nocturnal encounter that began between security forces and terrorists in Puchal zne of Pulwama region in south Kashmir.
On an intelligence input about the presence of terrorists in the area, a joint squad of Police, 55 RR and CRPF initiated a cordon and search operation in Puchal.
A police officer stated, “As the joint searching squad of forces cordoned the doubted location, the hiding terrorists ambushed the searching party which responded and an encounter began.” He further added that terrorists were given the chance to capitulate, however they declined the proposal.
Kashmir zone police tweeted, “ #PulwamaEncounterUpdate: 01 more unknown #terrorist killed (Total=02). Search going on. Further report shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice.”
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that in different action which was sustained in Kulgam district of south Kashmir two LET terrorists were murdered. He said, “Two LeT terrorists killed in a short encounter in Kulgam district.”
With the execution of these four terrorists, the number of killed terrorists this year is currently 71.