1 militant killed in ongoing Pulwama encounter; Train services suspended

Srinagar: One militant has been killed by forces in Malangpora village of Pulwama District in southern part of Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday morning, reports said.

(KL Image: Shah Hilal)

The forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Padgampora area of Pulwama district as they suspect two-three more militants may be hiding in the area.

A senior police officer said, “Two heavily armed militants are believed to be trapped in a house. Forces of 130 Battalion CRPF, 55 Rashtriya Rifles and SOG Pulwama are involved in the operations.”

Meanwhile, the train services on Banihal-Srinagar track have been suspended.

Details awaited.


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