An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists on the intervening night of Wednesday-Thursday in Pulwama's Puchal, and Jammu and Kashmir in which a total of 5 terrorists have been killed.
During this, army, paramilitary forces, fire brigade, and state police personnel were present at the place of the incident. It was obtained that 2 terrorists have been killed in this encounter, however, the identity of both has not yet been established. Kashmir Zone Police informed that the search operation is still going on.
According to the information received from the sources, the security forces received information from the informers that there could be terrorists in Puchal, after which a search operation was conducted in the area.
According to the Defense Ministry’s spokesperson, earlier on Wednesday, a Pakistani terrorist was gunned down by the Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, foiling an infiltration bid.
Adding further, he said that one AK 47 rifle, four AK 47 magazines, and two grenades were also recovered from the spot. The spokesperson said that this action shows that the Indian Army is capable of preventing any misadventure along the Line of Control. According to sources, two jawans have also been injured in this encounter and they have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.