On Sunday, three terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, reports a defence spokesperson.
The security forces have introduced a cordon and search operation in Pinglish, Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. After receiving specific intelligence inputs about the terrorist presence in the area, the attack was launched.
Later on, the search operation has turned into an encounter after the terrorists have opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated.
The defence spokesperson continued that the gunbattle is going on and added that the identity and group affiliation of the terrorists is being determined.
More details are awaited.