Jammu and Kashmir, Tral Encounter: At least two militants were killed and two security personnel were injured after an encounter broke out in the Tral area of south Kashmir on Tuesday. As per reports, the police received a specific input about the presence of militants at Zand village of Tral. Likewise, the security forces cordoned off and started a search operation in the area.
While the security forces asked the militants, who were hiding in a house, to surrender, the militants opened fire which resulted in the encounter. Meanwhile, it was the second major encounter in Kashmir in the past two days. The identification of the two millitants killed is yet to be ascertained.
Recently, three militants were killed in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. The three militants were idenitified as top Hizbul Mujhahideen commander Wasim, Adil Bashir and Jehangir.
According to the information, Wasim was involved in the killing of eight people, including four security men in the Kashmir valley. Adil had eloped with eight AK-47 rifles from the official residence of the then MLA Aijaz Mir of People’s Democratic Party, last year.