Militant, 2 soldier killed in encounter at J&K’s Pulwama

Militant, 2 soldier killed in encounter at J&K's Pulwama

Shrinagar: A militant and two army jawan were killed while three others are injured in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, police sources said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Ratnipora area in south Kashmir during the night following specific information about the presence of militants there. T

he search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired on the forces who retaliated.

The operation is underway in Ratnipora area of Pulwama. The injured has been taken to a hospital for treatment, the sources said.