New Delhi: A militant was killed in a gunfight that started on Sunday between the security forces and the militants in Pampore area of Pulwana district. Following the information about the presence of militants in Ladoo village near Pampore town, security forces started an operation on Sunday.
Three militants are believed to have been trapped in the Ladoo area.
FLASH: Encounter breaks out between terrorists and security personnel in Pampore area of J&K's Pulwama district. More details awaited.
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"When a cordon was being laid around the place where militants were reportedly hiding, security forces were fired upon. The security forces retaliated and a gunfight has now started in the area," a senior police officer said.
"More reinforcements have been rushed to augment the strength of the security forces engaged in the operation," the officer added.