Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama town of south Kashmir on Wednesday morning. While one terrorist has been identified as Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Aijaz alias Abu Huraira, the other two are unidentified locals.
As per the Kashmir zone police, incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered by the security forces.
At present, a search is underway.
The encounter broke out when the area was cordoned off by a joint team of the police, army and Central Reserve Police Force on receiving a specific input.
Curfew was imposed in Pulwama town after the encounter broke out.
(Photo: Ashraf Wani)