Forces gun down JeM militant in Pulwama’s Tral
SRINAGAR:A Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
The gunfight started in the morning after security forces cordoned Dar-Ganiegund area in Tral following tips about presence of militants. “As the search operation was going on, terrorists fired upon the search party. Police retaliated, and it led to a gunfight,” said a police spokesman. The exchange of fire continued till evening.
“One terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the encounter site. Arms and ammunition were also recovered,” the spokesman added. From the material recovered, it was learnt that the slain man is a Pakistani, code-named Anwar who was affiliated with the JeM.
A cop with minor injuries was taken to hospital. He is stable.