A militant was killed and two forces’ personnel were martyred in ongoing Encounter with the militants in Lam forest area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
A top police official said that a soldier and a policeman were injured in the initial round of fire with the militants
Both of them were shifted to 92 Base hospital in Srinagar where they succumbed.
The deceased has been identified as police constable identified Lateef Ahmed & Ajay Kumar of 42 RR,
Meanwhile, a search operation is going on in the Lam forests of the area following the encounter between the forces and militants.
A police official said the militants opened fire on a forces’ party in the area early morning, resulting in a brief shootout.
He said that the militants are believed to have escaped towards upper forest area after the initial exchange of fire.
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