Three militants were shot dead and an Army jawan lost his life in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police revealed.
The IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, stated, “Three LeT terrorists annulled during Pulwama encounter. Operation in progress.”
Security forces started a cordon and search operation at Hanjin village in Rajpora location of the district, following tips about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He mentioned the search operation turned into an encounter after militants shot guns on the security forces, who counter-attacked. One soldier was harmed in the initial exchange of firing with militants, the official said, adding that the jawan surrendered to wounds at a hospital here.
He revealed three to four ultras were assured to be trapped in the collision.