Published On: Wed, Jun 26th, 2019

Terrorist killed in in J&K’s Tral, operation underway

Srinagar: A terrorist was killed on Wednesday morning in a gunfight with the security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Till reports last came in the operation was underway

A Defence Ministry statement said: “A terrorist has been killed in Branpathri forest area encounter today. Arms and ammunition have been recovered. The operation is still going on”.

A police official said that the security forces started a cordon and search operation in Branpathri forest area of Tral tehsil following information about the presence of a group of terrorists there.

As the cordon around the hiding terrorists was tightened, the resorted to firing and in retaliatory firing a terrorists was killed, said the police official.

He said that the security personnel have managed to surround the terrorists who had fled to the forested area in a bid to escape but the security forces were hunting the remaining terrorists using drones.

Till reports last came in the operation was underway.

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