Encounter ends in Pulwama, one militant killed

Srinagar

One militant has been killed so far during an ongoing encounter between the government forces and militants in Samboora area of district Pulwama on Tuesday.

The gunfight started on Monday evening after forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area. The militant has been identified as Noor Mohammad Tantray from JEM outfit.

Meanwhile, the internet service has been blocked in the area.

“Encounter going on since last evening in Awantipura district. There was input about presence of 2/3 terrorists near NHW planning to attack the convoy. One dead body of terrorist recovered so far, search for others going on (sic),” DGP tweeted.

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