Srinagar: A militant and two army soldiers were killed in an encounter in Samboora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, reports said.
The encounter began last evening after based on specific inputs about the presence of two to three militants, a joint operation was launched by troops of 50 RR, SOG and CRPF in the Samboora village, police sources told Kashmir Reader.
As the forces were cordoning off the area, the militants hiding in the area started firing indiscriminately, wounding 2 Army soldiers. The forces retaliated, killing one militant. Later, both the soldiers succumbed to their injuries, they said.
Two other militants are believed to have escaped under the cover of darkness. The operation came to an end late last night.