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Security forces kill militant in early morning encounter in Pulwama

The encounter broke out early morning in Panzgam area.

india Updated: May 18, 2019 08:09 IST
Mir Ehsan
Mir Ehsan
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
Kashmir,Encounter,Security forces
Security forces at the site of the encounter in Pulwama on Saturday.(ANI)

Security forces shot dead a militant in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama early Saturday morning, an army spokesman said.

The encounter in Panzgam in Awantipora is still on and two to three militants have been trapped.

Authorities have suspended internet services in Pulwama district.

On Thursday, three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants, a soldier and a civilian were killed in a gunfight in Pulwama’s Dalipora.

First Published: May 18, 2019 07:51 IST