Soldier Killed In Line Of Duty, Terrorist Shot Dead In Pulwama Encounter

The encounter started early Tuesday morning in J&Okay’s Pulwama.

Pulwama:

A soldier was killed and two safety personnel had been injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama early Tuesday morning. One of many two terrorists holed up in a home was shot lifeless, police mentioned.

A joint safety operation by the Central Reserve Police Pressure’s (CRPF) 183 Battalion, military’s Rashtriya Rifles unit and the Jammu and Kashmir Police started at round 5:30 am. A soldier and a policeman had been injured in the course of the gunfire. 

“#Encounter has began at #Goosu space of #Pulwama. Police and safety forces are on the job. Additional particulars shall comply with. @JmuKmrPolice,” a tweet by the Kashmir Zone Police learn at round 6 am. The safety operation continues to be on.

One other publish learn: “#PulwamaEncounterUpdate: To date 01 #unidentified #terrorist killed. Operation occurring. Additional particulars shall comply with. @JmuKmrPolice (sic)”. 

Final week, a terrorist, who had killed a CRPF jawan and  a six-year-old boy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag on June 26, was shot lifeless in an encounter in Srinagar. 

Safety personnel had launched a search operation for Zahid Dass ever since he managed to flee on June 26. A CRPF jawan additionally misplaced his life within the line of obligation in the course of the Srinagar encounter.

Forty-eight terrorists had been killed final month in separate encounters.

Final month, J&Okay police chief Dilbag Singh mentioned that greater than 100 terrorists have been killed this yr. “Over the last five-and-a-half months, over 100 terrorists have been neutralised, out of them 50 plus had been from the Hizbul Mujahideen, round 20 from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, 20 from the Jaish-e-Mohammed and the remainder from smaller outfits like Al-Badr, Ansar Gazwatul Hind,” Mr Singh mentioned.

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