At least two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Tahab area Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. The encounter, which broke out in the morning, has ended and security forces have launched a search operation of the area.
The reports say that the slain terrorists were locals and belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen.
Update on Pulwama Encntr, J&K
# Troops of 55RR, 183 Bn, 182 Bn, and SOG Latipura are involved
# 02 militants neutralized
#CRPF troops U/C Sh. Anand Kumar, 2I/C- 183 Bn
#L&O problem started and additional troops from 182 Bn rushed
#Ops has been called off and search is on
# Two bodies recovered a/w two weapons viz-a-viz 01 SLR & 01 INSAS, exact details awaitd
#Slained militants are locals and named Tausif and Irfan, confirmation awaited. from S/P.
# Stone pelting going on but the situation is under control.
# No loss /injury reported.
Two terrorists eliminated in Pulwama, situation under control, initial reports indicate they are from Hizb-ul-Mujahideen: J&K DGP SP Vaid pic.twitter.com/kL1AochpMg— ANI (@ANI_news) July 30, 2017
On Thursday, terrorists attacked a joint party of Police and Army in Materbugh area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
The joint party of Army and Jammu Kashmir police came under attack when it was returning from a cordon and search operation in the Shopian district to chase away terrorists.
In a separate incident in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists opened fire on J&K police constable. The constable received serious injuries in the attack and was later shifted to hospital where his condition is being told stable.
J&K: Two terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/rFxMsIDjP5— ANI (@ANI_news) July 30, 2017