J&K: CRPF, Two Militants Killed in Encounter


A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and two militants were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday morning.

Kashmir Police Zone took to twitter to say that two militants were killed in an encounter in Bandzoo area of Pulwama.

Separately, a CRPF spokesperson confirmed that one of their personnel who had suffered bullet injuries in the gunfight succumbed to injuries. "Regret to inform that the injured HC of 182 Bn CRPF succumbed and attained martyrdom," the spokesperson said.

Officials said a cordon and search operation was launched in the area following the inputs about the presence of militants in the area and turned into an encounter after militants fired at security forces.

A senior police officer said identification of slain militants is yet to be done and search operation is going in the area.

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