Three terrorists killed in encounter in J&K’s Tral; 1 CRPF personnel injured

Local reports said that the encounter began after security forces launched a massive search operation in the area following inputs about presence of terrorists.

Three terrorists killed in encounter in J&K’s Tral; 1 CRPF personnel injured

At least three terrorists were on Tuesday killed by security forces in an encounter in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. According to news agency ANI, one CRPF personnel also got injured during the encounter and was shifted to 92 Base hospital.

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid had earlier tweeted that three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were trapped as the encounter continued. After about two hours, he took to the microblogging site to confirm that the firing had stopped and all the terrorists had been neutralised. It was a joint operation by Indian Army, CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Vaid tweeted, "Firing stopped, all neutralised, two bodies recovered, third being searched. Good job Army / CRPF/J&K Police."

Local reports said that the encounter began after security forces launched a massive search operation in the area following inputs about presence of terrorists.

This comes a day after four terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter in Bandipora area of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre had on Sunday declared that the forces would resume anti-terror operations, suspended during the month of Ramzan, in Jammu and Kashmir. Following the decision, there have been reports of encounters in different parts of the Valley.

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