JK: Tral encounter ends, two terrorists gunned down

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Srinagar [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): Two terrorists have been killed in the encounter with security forces in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir, where a fierce gunbattle was underway since Saturday night. With the encounter having ended today, combing operations have been launched to ensure no untoward elements are still in the area that has been cordoned off. One policeman was also killed and three Army personnel including one officer were injured in the gunbattle. The Army had launched a cordon and search in Tral at around 6:30 pm yesterday on the basis of information of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Srinagar. The area was sealed and security forces zeroed in on the house where the terrorists were holed up. The hiding terrorist opened fire on the forces,triggering an encounter. Further details are awaited. (ANI)