Three Army personnel killed in Pulwama encounter

Last Updated: Fri, May 24, 2013 06:10 hrs

Three army soldiers were killed in an encounter with militants in the Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama District on Friday.

According to television reports, following a tip off about the presence of militants in the area, security forces launched an anti-insurgency operation in Buchoo village in the Tral area of Pulwama.

As the troops were laying a cordon around the village, militants hiding in the nearby forest, opened fire, which resulted in the death of three soldiers.

Further details of the operation are awaited. (ANI)

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