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J-K: One JeM terrorist killed, policeman injured in Tral encounter, huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dar-Ganiegund area of Tral following inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police spokesman said.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 09, 2018 21:02 IST ]
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A Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dar-Ganiegund area of Tral following inputs about the presence of militants there, a police spokesman said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter when the ultras opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated.

One JeM terrorist , was killed in the gunbattle, the spokesman said, adding that a policeman also suffered minor injuries during the operation.

The deceased militant was identified as a Pakistani national and he was using a code name, Anwar, he said.

"Incriminating material, arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of the encounter," the spokesman said. 

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