Thiruvananthapuram

29°C

Haze

Enter word or phrase

Look for articles in

Last Updated Sunday November 19 2017 02:02 PM IST

3 militants gunned down, army jawan killed in Pulwama encounter

Text Size
Your form is submitted successfully.

Recipient's Mail:*

( For more than one recipient, type addresses seperated by comma )

Your Name:*

Your E-mail ID:*

Your Comment:

Enter the letters from image :

3 militants gunned down, army jawan killed in encounter in Pulwama Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Kandi belt following information about the presence of some militants.

Srinagar: Three militants were gunned down in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday in an encounter in which an army jawan was also killed, officials said.

Three militants have been killed and the firing has stopped, army officials said.

An army jawan was killed in the encounter that broke out between militants and security forces in the Kandi belt of Aglar area in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, they said.

A civilian suffered injuries in the crossfire, they said.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Kandi belt following information about the presence of some militants.

The search operation led to a gunbattle after the militants fired at the security forces, they said.

"The firing has stopped and the search operation is continuing," an army official said.

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

Read: Latest National news | Hasmukh Adhia becomes new finance secretary

The opinions expressed here do not reflect those of Malayala Manorama. Legal action under the IT Act will be taken against those making derogatory and obscene statements.

Email ID:

User Name:

User Name:

News Letter News Alert
News Letter News Alert