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Pulwama gunfight: Third militant killed, searches on

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Third militant was killed in an encounter in Hakripora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Unidentified official sources told a local news agency, Global News Service, that third militant has been killed in an operation, however identity of the slain militants couldn’t be ascertained.

His family was brought to the encounter site to convince him to surrender, however he refused to surrender, they said.

Sources told GNS that all the three militants belong to LeT.

Earlier, Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army’s 50RR launched a cordon and search operation in Hakripora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.(GNS)

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