Three militants have been killed in Pulwama encounter. The encounter erupted at Chatpora area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District on Friday afternoon. According to the reports, 55RR of Indian Army, CRPF, and Jammu Kashmir police are jointly conducting the encounter.
DGP of Jammu and Kashmir Police S.P. Vaid took to Twitter applauding the forces’ action.
All three terrorists eliminated. Good job boys. https://t.co/LLQM2PRDeB
— Shesh Paul Vaid (@spvaid) June 29, 2018
During the clashes, including 2 bullets, at least six civilians have received injuries. Later, one youth, Faizan Khan, succumb to injuries.
Earlier forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the area. The hiding militants opened fire upon the troops, triggering a gunfight.