Two militants were killed and a CRPF trooper injured in a gunfight at Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday while the operation was going on.
Taking to social networking site Twitter Director General of Police Kashmir S P Vaid wrote: “Encounter going on at Hyena Tral, 3 important JEM Terrorists trapped, 2 appearently neutralised. Good luck to our boys fighting.”
Earlier a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Hayuna village of Tral following specific information about the presence of some militants.
As the joint team of forces fired some warning shots, the militants hiding inside the village opened fire which resulted into an encounter, sources said.
Following the encounter clashes were also going on near the encounter site.