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Jawan, civilian killed as militants attack Army camp in J&K's Pulwama

This is the first terror strike by militants after the Centre announced the cessation of operations during the holy month of Ramadan.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: May 28, 2018 12:45 IST ]
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An Army jawan and a civilian were killed on Sunday night when terrorists attacked an Army camp in the Pulwama district of South Kashmir, police said. 

This is the first terror strike by militants after the Centre announced the cessation of operations during the holy month of Ramadan. 

Police said the militants attacked the camp of 50 Rashtriya Rifles at Kakapora in Pulwama district leaving a jawan seriously injured. 

A civilian identified as Bilal Ahmed was also caught in the crossfire leaving him seriously injured. Both were rushed to a hospital where the duo succumbed to their injuries. 

Authorities have clamped prohibitory orders in parts of Pulwama district. They said the fire was retaliated by the Army personnel.

 

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