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J-K: Policeman injured after suspected militants attack security convoy in Pulwama

A Policeman Was Injured After Suspected Militants Attacked A Convoy Of Police And CRPF Patrolling Convoy On Tuesday In Pulwama District Of Jammu And Kashmir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 24 Jan 2017, 09:00:52 PM
Security personnel rush towards an encounter site in Kashmir. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

A policeman was injured after suspected militants attacked a convoy of police and CRPF patrolling convoy on Tuesday in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to sources, the militants opened fire and lobbed grenades at the patrolling party.

The latest attack came hours after security forces gunned down two suspected militants in Kashmir's Ganderbal area.

A police official said that security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in the Hadoora area of Ganderbal district, 25 kms from following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said as the security forces were closing in on the position of the militants, the latter opened fire which was retaliated by the troops. “In the ensuing gunbattle, one militant is believed to have been killed while the operation is still in progress,” the official said.  

(More details awaited)

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First Published : 24 Jan 2017, 08:48:00 PM

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