Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama

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Three terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet said, “01 more unidentified #terrorist killed, (total 03). Search going on. Further details shall follow.”

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Tikken area of Pulwama district after receiving specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

The search operation turned into an encounter after the security forces were fired upon.

Chinar Corps-Indian Army earlier tweeted, “Joint operation was launched today early morning based on @JmuKmrPolice inputs. Cordon was laid and contact was established. Joint operation in progress.”

Further details are awaited.