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Security forces gunned down one terrorist in Pulwama encounter

Security Forces Had Launched A Cordon And Search Operation In Panjran Area Of Pulwama Following Information About The Presence Of Terrorists There.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 06 Jun 2019, 08:52:10 PM
a gunfight broke out as the terrorists opened fire at security personnel. (File Photo)

New Delhi :

A terrorist was gunned down between in an encounter with security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Panjran area of Pulwama following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.

He said a gunfight broke out as the terrorists opened fire at security personnel, forcing them to retaliate.

Earlier on Wednesday, terrorists shot dead a woman and injured a man in the district.

"Terrorists fired upon a man and a woman at Singoo-Narbal in Pulwama district today. While the lady succumbed to injuries, the injured man has been rushed to a hospital," a police official said.

The deceased woman has been identified as Nigeena Bano.

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First Published : 06 Jun 2019, 08:52:10 PM