One militant killed, another surrenders in Tral: IGP

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IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar addressing a press conference at Police Control Room Srinagar
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar addressing a press conference at Police Control Room Srinagar

SRINAGAR — One militant was killed while another militant surrendered before security forces in an ongoing operation in Noorpora area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said that one militant was killed in the initial exchange of firing, while the second militant who was trapped inside the encounter site agreed to surrender after hectic persuasion by the Police and Army.

It’s pertinent to mention that two newly recruited Al-Badr militants also surrendered before security forces in Sopore last week.

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Earlier, reports reaching here that a joint team of Police and Army’s 42RR launched a cordon and search operation in Noorpora.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

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