Security forces gun down 3 militants in Pulwama

Security forces gun down 3 militants in Pulwama

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Three militants were killed in encounter conducted by security forces in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Gulshanpora area of Tral in the south Kashmir district Sunday morning after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired at them, triggering an encounter.

In the encounter, three militants were killed, the official said, adding further details were awaited.

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