Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in an encounter with Security forces in Pulwama

A militant was killed in an encounter between the security forces and militants on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Upon receiving a tip off about the presence of militants, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Aripal village in the Tral area of south Kashmir district.

The Search operation turned into encounter after militants fired upon the forces.

“As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering encounter,” the police said.

“Cordon and Search Operation which was launched at Dar Ganie Gund, Aribal, Tral has turned into an encounter. Details are being collected,” Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted.

Further details are awaited.