Three terrorists killed by security forces in the Pulwama encounter of South Kashmir. Identifies being ascertained. One Indian Army soldier martyred. One soldier and a civilian injured.
Based on a tip-off, security forces including Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police started a cordon and search operation in Dalipora village when the terrorists fired at them, leading to the encounter.
Large number of arms and supplies have been recovered from the spot. Search operation is underway.
As per police statement “The terrorists fired at the security forces which triggered the ongoing gunfight,”
Mobile internet services suspended in Pulwama. Mobile internet speed has also been brought down in Srinagar city to prevent uploading of inflammatory pictures and posts.