A gunfight broke out between a truck occupants and the police in which two men suffered bullet injuries in a counter-exchange while some others managed to flee the spot, police said.
Addl DCP (Central Noida) Ankur Aggarwal said that Devdutt alias Deva was caught late Wednesday night by the Phase 2 Police Station personnel.
A police official said acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants, a joint contingent of police, CRPF and army launched a search operation in main town Pulwama yesterday evening.
Five Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including a district commander, and an army jawan were killed in an encounter in a village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Friday.
The security forces recovered two pistols, one hand grenade and three UBGL grenades from the site of the encounter.
The police have confirmed that all the three JeM militants hiding in Nazneenpora village of Tral area have been killed by the security forces.
The slain militant was identified as Mudasir Badroo, a resident of Yaripora in Kulgam district after the police launched an operation in Nowbug on receiving information of their presence.
Two encounters broke out this morning between security forces and militants in Kulgam and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir, police said.