Encounter between terrorists and security forces in J&K's Pulwama ends, 1 CRPF personnel martyred

The terrorists reportedly took advantage of heavy stone pelting in the area and managed to escape.

Encounter between terrorists and security forces in J&K's Pulwama ends, 1 CRPF personnel martyred

SRINAGAR: An encounter took place on Saturday morning between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. One personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who had been injured in the encounter has succumbed to his injuries, as reported by news agency ANI.

The terrorists reportedly took advantage of the darkness in the area and managed to escape. The encounter has concluded.

The gunfight broke out when the security forces were carrying out cordon and search operations at Chinar Bagh, Mohalla Takiya, in Pulwama late on Friday./ The security forces had information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

"As soon as the search party approached the suspect's house, militants hiding inside fired indiscriminately due to which the house owner Bashir Ahmad sustained an injury and is stated to be stable now," the official said. He said during the initial exchange of fire between militants and security forces, a CRPF jawan sustained injuries.

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