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Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist gunned down by security forces in Pulwama

The encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.  

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: December 28, 2018 9:55 IST
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A terrorist was gunned by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Friday. 

The encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Banderpora area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district Friday morning following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the search party of the forces, who retaliated.

 

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