Terrorists holed up inside building in J&K's Pulwama; 2 killed, encounter underway

The encounter began after the security personnel launched a search operation in Malawara village on suspicion of the presence of a militant in the area.

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016, 13:32 PM IST
Terrorists holed up inside building in J&K's Pulwama; 2 killed, encounter underway

Malawara: Two dreaded terrorists were gunned down by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.

The encounter began after the security personnel launched a search operation in Malawara village on suspicion of the presence of a militant in the area.

As per sources, two to three militants are believed to be holed-up inside a building.

 

 

Earlier on Wednesday, the security forces arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen militants from Sopore area of Baramulla district.

Acting on a tip-off, the Indian Army's 52 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG), Sopore, launched a massive search operation in Amargad area following which two militants, said to be Overground Workers (OGW) of Hizbul, were nabbed.