Three Militants have been reportedly killed in the encounter has started between Militants and Government Forces in Kharpora area of Sirnoo in South Kashmir’s Pulwama Districton Saturday morning.
Official sources told The Kashmiriyat that 55 RR of Indian Army, SOG of Police and 182, 183 BN of CRPF jointly launched the Anti Militancy operation.
Earlier Forces had launched a Cordon and Search Operation in the area upon receiving a specific input about presence of Militants in the Pulwama area.
The troopers blocked all the entry and exit points to the Sirnoo area, and started massive search operation during which the holed up Militants opened fire upon the troopers, triggering an encounter.
In the ensuing gunfight, three Militants who were trapped in a Poultry farm were killed and two Army men were also injured amid massive clashes in the area between youth and Government Forces.
Mobile internet services were barred in this South Kashmir district.
As per initial reports, Zahoor Ahmed Thokar has been killed along with his two associates. Zahoor Ahmed Thokar, the ex army man had deserted along a service rifle in 2017. (The Kashmiriyat)