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Pulwama encounter: Army jawan killed, three terrorists shot dead in gunbattle

A security personnel was killed, while one civilian was injured in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Published on: November 06, 2017 23:49 IST ]
Pulwama encounter: Army jawan killed, three terrorists shot
Image Source : PTI Pulwama encounter: Army jawan killed, three terrorists shot dead in gunbattle

A security personnel was killed, while one civilian was injured in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. 

The security forces also gunned down three terrorists in the operation.

Of the three slain terrorists, two were Pakistan and were associated with Jaish-e-Mohammad. The third was a local militant of Hizbul Mujahideen. 

The security forces recovered two AK-47 rifles and a pistol.

The three were involved in yesterday's attack on police party in which one policeman was killed. 

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Kandi belt of Aglar area in Pulwama district in south Kashmir following information about the presence of some militants, a police spokesman said. 

He said the search operation led to a gunbattle after the militants fired towards the security forces' positions. 

On November 2, two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries in an encounter with militants at Samboora in Pampore area of Pulwama. The encounter had ended with the gunning down of a militant.   

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