Jammu & Kashmir: 4 militants killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar: Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday.

“Four terrorists have been eliminated. They reportedly belong to JeM. Operation over. More details to follow,” police posted on Twitter.

The gunfight broke out after the terrorists opened fire at security personnel, forcing them to retaliate.

Officials say three rifles have been recovered from the encounter site.

The encounter comes two days after a woman was killed by militants at her home in the district on Eid. On Wednesday, terrorists forced their way inside the house of Nigeena Bano and killed her. Another civilian identified as Mohd Sultan was injured in the attack, the police said.

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