Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police today claimed to have killed another militant in south Kashmir’s Tral area of Pulwama district, taking the total death toll of militants to four.
Talking to a social networking site Twitter DGP SP Vaid wrote: “One more terrorist killed taking the total to 4”
Earlier, three militants, a soldier and SOG personnel were killed in the fierce gunfight in the forests.
Official sources said that during the searches one more militant body was recovered along with a rifle at Goiytengo forests.
A joint team of forces along with the additional reinforcement intercepted the militant group at the upper side of the Goiytengo forests who earlier fled after a brief exchange of gunfire.
In the exchange of firing two army men and one SOG personal identified as Latif Gojri also sustained serious bullet wounds. The critically injured Latif later succumbed.
Prior to him, a soldier Ajay Kumar of 42 RR succumbed to injuries at 92 base hospital here in Srinagar.