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Jammu and Kashmir: 3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in two encounters

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 27 Nov 2018, 04:12:21 PM

New Delhi:

An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in Redwani area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday morning killing two terrorists. A soldier was also martyred in the fierce gunfight, according to reports. It was a joint operation of the Army, CRPF and the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Redwani area of Kulgam. More details awaited.

— ANI (@ANI) November 27, 2018

Meanwhile, in another encounter, a terrorist was neutralised by security forces in the Hafoo area of Tral in Pulwama. The area has been cordoned off by the Army. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter and the police have registered a case and initiated an investigation in the matter.

On Monday, a soldier was critically injured in a sniper attack by Pakistan in Machil sector of Kupwara district. 

On Sunday, six terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Batgund area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Six militants were killed, of which four belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen and two to Lashkar-e-Taiba. Both the district commanders of Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar were killed. A huge cache of arms was seized, the police had said.

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On Friday, a former special police officer (SPO) Basharat Ahmad Wagay was killed after he was kidnapped by terrorists in the Shopian district. His bullet-riddled body was recovered, hours after he was kidnapped.

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First Published : 27 Nov 2018, 07:00:28 AM