Pulwama: Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter in Panzgam village of Pulwama district in South Kashmir. Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the site of encounter.
The three killed have been identified as Ashfaq Ahmad Dar, Ishfaq Ahmad Baba and Haseeb Ahmad. Out of three, one belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba and the other two were parts of Hizbul Mujhahideen.
The security agencies received specific intelligence about the presence of militants in the Pulwama district, after which a joint team of police and army enclosed the area.
While the search operation was on, the militants opened up fire on the security officials, triggering an encounter.
(More details awaited)
First Published | 7 May 2016 7:39 AM
Web Title: Encounter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama, three militants killed
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