wo more militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Hokarsar area of Cdntral Kashmir’s Srinagar district, taking the number of militants killed in the operation to three, police said.
“#SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 02 more unidentified terrorists killed (Total 03). Search going on. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) December 30, 2020
Government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Hokarsar – HMT area on Tuesday evening after receiving specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.