Pahalgam: An encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pahalgam. The encounter started on Sunday night when security forces were on search mission. Three terrorists have been gunned down by the security forces after they started firing.
The Army has also recovered three AK-47 rifles from the terrorists.
The area has been cordoned off.
Earlier on Sunday an encounter broke out between militants and security forces in south Kashmirs Anantnag district, police said.
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Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of unspecified number of militants in Awoora village in Pahalgam area of the district, security forces launched a search operation in the area, a police official said.
As the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired at them, he said, adding the security forces retaliated, ensuing in an encounter.