Third Militant Killed As Pulwama Encounter Enters 2nd Day

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Srinagar (PTI) A third militant was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir  on the second consecutive day of the operation,  police said  One more militant was killed on Tuesday morning and the body has been recovered, a police official said He said three militants have been killed in the encounter so far The search operation was on in the area, the official said

Security forces launched a search operation in Bahmnoo area of Pulwama yesterday following information about presence of militants there The gunfight ensued after the militants fired upon the security forces during the search operation

The identity of the slain ultras has not been ascertained yet, the official said Two Army personnel yesterday sustained minor injuries during the operation.