The encounter started in J&Ok’s Pulwama early this morning. (File)

A CRPF (Central Reserve Police Power) jawan died for the nation throughout an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district this morning, police stated. Two terrorists have been killed within the encounter that began at round 5:30 am in a village about 43 km from Srinagar.

The safety operation was “initiated by the Pulwama Police on the Bandzoo village by Pulwama police together with troops from the CRPF’s 182 battalion and the Rashtriya Rifles,” officers stated. The troops got here beneath hearth after they have been beneath the joint patrol. They retaliated, killing two terrorists. The search operation continues to be on.

A CRPF jawan, who sustained gunshot wounds, died after he was rushed to the hospital.

In a tweet, the Kashmir Zone Police paid tributes to the CRPF officer killed in motion. “IGP Kashmir and all ranks pay #tribute to our courageous coronary heart of CRPF who attained #martyrdom in in the present day’s #Encounter at #Pulwama. @JmuKmrPolice,” the publish learn.

Greater than 30 terrorists have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in separate encounters this month. Over 100 have been killed this yr throughout totally different safety operations.

On Sunday, three terrorists – holed up in a home – have been killed by safety forces in Zadibal Soura space of Srinagar. Two of the terrorists have been energetic since 2019, police stated. “One was concerned in assault on two BSF jawans final month,” officers added.

Final week, eight terrorists have been killed in two encounters in Shopian and Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir within the final 24 hours

Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists have been killed in an encounter in Kulgam on June 19.

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