Indian Army, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police conducted joint operation against terrorist in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday. In this operation joint team has successfully neutralised 3 terrorists.
Acting on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area, the joint security forces launched a search operation in Pinglish area of Tral. A cordon and search operation is underway on Monday morning.
During the search operation, terrorists opened fire. The forces retaliated the firing, triggering an encounter, a police official said. Two AK-47 rifles, a pistol and other incriminating material has been recovered from the spot.
The three slain terrorists are believed to be affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad. Their identities are being ascertained.