Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out at Tiken area of Pulwama in the early hours on Wednesday. According to reports, when joint troops of 182 Batallion CRPF, Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police were carrying out cordon and search operations (CASO), the terrorists which were hiding in the area opened fire on the security personnel.
Meanwhile, updating on the development, Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said all three local terrorists of Al-Badre outfit were killed in the encounter.
He further informed that one civilian got injured during this gunfight. "One civilian got shot in his leg when terrorists opened fire. He's stable. 3 terrorists killed. They were local terrorists & affiliated to Al Badre. We're searching the area to ensure there's no old/unused grenade left there," he told news agency ANI.