The Hush Post|9:40 am|one-minute-read|
Four terrorists have been gunned down by security forces in Panjran, Lassipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early on Friday morning. Three AK-series rifles have been recovered from their possession.
The encounter started yesterday in the evening when the militants opened fire upon the security forces, who had launched cordon and search operation (CASO) following the inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.
#UPDATE Lassipora(Pulwama) encounter: Another terrorist has been gunned down by security forces, total of four terrorists killed so far. Search operation underway #JammuAndKashmir https://t.co/C8uYJcrTQh
— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2019
“As the security forces neared the militants, they opened fire at the security forces, triggering an encounter,” a police officer had said.
On Thursday evening, the security forces had gunned down one militant.
As a precautionary measure, the authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Pulwama.