Srinagar: An encounter was underway between security forces and terrorists in Tral early on Tuesday morning. (Also read: Pakistan Continues to Provoke India, Violates Ceasefire Along LoC) Also Read - Encounters Break Out in Kulgam, Anantnag Day After J&K Police Gun Down 7 Terrorists
Two terrorists had been killed, reported ANI. The exchange of fire was still on. Since this is a developing story, more details are awaited. Also Read - Three Terrorists Killed During Ongoing Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district
Meanwhile, Pakistan has continued to violate the ceasefire despite the international pressure on it after the Balakote air strikes that followed the Pulwama terror attack of February 14. Also Read - Shootout Outside Delhi's GTB Hospital After Wanted Criminal Escapes from Police Custody
A similar encounter was reported from Akhnoor only yesterday but there were no casualties reported.
The Handwara encounter, which went on for days this weekend, saw four security personnel lose their lives. Reports said two terrorists were killed in the encounter. They reportedly belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit.
The encounter was a joint operation conducted by the Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jammu and Kashmir police.