A militant has so far been killed in an encounter that started between security forces and terrorists in Ghat Mohalla Kakapora area of south Kashmir district Pulwama in the early hours of Friday. The operation of the security forces is going on. Security arrangements have been beefed up to keep mischievous elements away from the encounter site. Not only this, Internet service in Pulwama has been discontinued as a precaution.
A senior police officer said that when he came to know that some unidentified terrorists had been sighted in Ghat Mohalla, he along with a joint team of SOG, Army 50 RR and CRPF started a siege to reach the area. Meanwhile, when the terrorists also saw the security forces coming towards them, they started firing. The army asked the hidden militants to surrender several times but they did not accept the continuation of the firing
They told that a terrorist has been piled up so far. Campaign is still on in the area. On the basis of information, there are a possibility of two to three terrorists in the area. The operation is in progress. The slain terrorist has not yet been identified. Police say that local people will be identified after the encounter ends.
At the same time, military sources said that the security forces repeatedly gave these terrorists hiding in the house to surrender. As far as the relatives of the terrorists were brought to the encounter site, they were also called by them, but they are not ready to lay down their arms. Two terrorists are still in the security cordon. The security forces said that if they do not lay down their arms, they will soon be killed.