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Kashmir encounter: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in Pulwama

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 May 2016, 12:45 IST

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed early today during an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of South Kashmir, according to reports.

On receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, the army conducted a search operation when the hiding militants fired at them, leading to an encounter, dna quoted an army official saying.

All the three militants who were killed during the encounter were locals belonging to militant group Hizbul Mujahideen and were identified as Ashfaq Ahmad Dar, Ishfaq Ahmad Baba, and Haseeb Ahmad, reported dna.

Sepoy Ramesh Chand Yadav, resident of Alwar, Rajasthan, was also killed on Friday when militants were intercepted close to the Line of Control in Keran Sector, around 120 km from Srinagar.

First published: 7 May 2016, 12:45 IST
 
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