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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Encounter in Tral, two terrorists gunned down

Encounter in Tral, two terrorists gunned down

Srinagar: The security forces on Saturday, 15th July 2017, killed at least two terrorists in an encounter that broke out in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir, police said. The operation is currently underway.
The encounter began after militants opened fire on security forces who were carrying out a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral.
According to a senior police officer, the encounter is presently going on and the bodies of the terrorists were yet to be recovered.
News18 quoted one of the army officials saying that "the situation is under control". 
On Friday, a terrorist was arrested in the Sambal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.
The terrorist, identified as Shahbaz Mir, was arrested during an ambush laid by the Special Operation Group (SOG) Sumbal and 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) Army at Markundal in Pushwari.
A pistol, pistol rounds, four grenades and one knife were also recovered from the terrorist. 
Security forces launched a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral, 36 kms from here, on information about the presence of some militants there, a police official said.
The official said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on security forces.

So far, there was no report of any casualty.

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