Security forces gun down two militants at Kashmir's Pulwama district

Security forces launched a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral, on information about the presence of some militants there, a police official said.

Published: 15th July 2017 09:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th July 2017 09:24 AM   |  A+A-

An army soldier stands guard at site of shootout in Batengoo about 50 Kilometres (31.25 miles) south Srinagar. | AP

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two terrorists were believed to have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district today, police said.

A senior police officer said the bodies of the terrorists were yet to be recovered and that the exchange of fire continued.

The encounter began after militants opened fire on security forces who were carrying out a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral, 36 kms from here.

The police officer said the search operation was launched on information about the presence of some militants there.

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