Pulwama,Dec 29 CNS: Four militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Hanjin Payeen area of Rajpora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, Army said.
Srinagar based Defense official said that the gunfight broke out after the forces launched a search operation in Hajin Payeen following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
He said army’s 44RR, 182 and 183 BN CRPF and SOG Pulwama jointly launched the operation.
He added that 4 militants of Jaish-e-Muhammad were killed in the gunfight.
Their identity was not immediately known.
The Army official said that weapons and other material were recovered from the encounter site.