PULWAMA — Three militants have been killed in a gunfight in Ghat Mohalla Kakapora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
Quoting an unnamed senior police official, KNO reported that three unidentified militants have been killed in the gunfight.
“The militants refused to surrender despite repeated appeals by forces,” the officer said.
He added that slain militants were involved in the attack on BJP leader’s residence in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Thursday, in which one cop from Anantnag was killed.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area on specific information about the presence of militants.
“As soon as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight,” police said.
Meanwhile, internet services have been snapped in Pulwama district. (KNO)