Three militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Oct 17, 2018, 9:45 AM IST

Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in the city on Wednesday, prompting authorities to close down schools and snap internet services, an official said.

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Fateh Kadal area of the city following an information about the presence of militants there, he said. A policeman was also injured during the encounter, a senior police officer said.

The operation turned into an encounter after millitants opened fire on security forces. The operation was going on till last reports came in. 

The district administration has closed all schools and educational institution in the city as a precautionary measure and internet services on moblie have also been snapped.

Three militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Dec 11, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Srinagar: Three militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir, police said here. Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said the slain militants were apparently Pakistanis .

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the early hours in Unisoo village of Handwara following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said. He said the search operation turned into an encounter as the hiding militants fired upon the forces conducting the searches.

During the gunfight, three militants were killed, the official said. He said their bodies along with three weapons have been recovered from the encounter site. Vaid said on Twitter, “In unisoo Handwara all the three terrorists apparently Pakistanis have been neutralised by Joint team of J&K Police, RR & CRPF. It has been raining whole night & boys were out there in the cold”.

Three militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Aug 9, 2017, 4:19 PM IST

Srinagar: Three militants were today killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

The bodies have been recovered from the encounter site where the search operation was still in progress, a police official said.

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained, the official said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Gulab Bagh area of Tral in Pulwama after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants there.

As the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them resulting in an encounter.

Three militants killed in encounter

Team Udayavani, Jan 16, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Srinagar: Three militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, the army said today.

The militants were killed in the encounter at Awoora village in Pahalgam area of the district, an army official said.

Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the village, security forces yesterday launched a search operation in the area.

He said as the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them.The security forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter.

The exchange of fire went on till late in the evening after which it was halted for the night, the official said, adding it was resumed in the wee hours today and the three militants were killed in the gunfight.

Three AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the encounter site, the official said adding the operation has been called off.

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