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Jammu and Kashmir: Five terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter, jawan martyred

A jawan was martyred and four terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Manzoor Mir Edited by: Manzoor Mir Srinagar Updated on: July 02, 2021 19:42 IST
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An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday

A jawan was martyred and five terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The jawan has been identified as Hawaldar Kashirao Banali. Following information about presence of terrorists in Rajpora area at Hanjin village, security forces launched a cordon and search operation.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar told ANI that all 5 LeT terrorists including a Pakistani terrorist Rehan were killed. Arms, ammunition & some documents recovered. They were planning an attack at Srinagar-Pulwama National Highway.  Kumar said the operation was a "big success" for the forces.


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