Jammu and Kashmir: Four militants killed in encounter in Pulwama


File Photo of security personnel

File Photo of security personnel

Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The militants were killed at Panjran in south Kashmir, a police official said.

He said the operation, which began on Thursday evening, was over.

The militants reportedly belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, the official said.

On Thursday, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama, following information about the presence of the militants there.

A gunfight broke out as the militants opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated, the official said.

He said the identity of the slain militants was being ascertained.