Srinagar, June 24: Two militants, one CRPF personnel were killed in an encounter in Bandzoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
A Police officer told Kashmir Despatch, that two militants were killed while as a CRPF man also lost his life in the gunfight.
Earlier a joint team of Army’s 55 RR , Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Bandzoo on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.
Inspector-General of Police Vijay Kumar also confirmed to this newspaper about the killing of two militants and a CRPF personnel in Bandzoo Pulwama.