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Pulwama encounter: One security personnel killed, one civilian injured

Pulwama encounter: One security personnel killed, one civilian injured

One security personnel lost his life and one civilian got injured during an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

He said the search operation led to a gunbattle after the militants fired towards the security forces' positions.

He said that as the cordon-and-search operation was initiated, the hiding terrorists resorted to heavy firing at the security forces, triggering a fierce retaliation in which three terrorists were gunned down three. The identity of the militants were not immediately known. "An encounter started between security forces and militants in Kandi Aglar of Pulwama district on Monday evening when a joint team of army's 44 RR, SOG and CRPF, following specific information, cordoned off this village". The injured policemen were taken to a hospital where their condition was declared to be stable. A villager - Tariq Ahmad Bhat - was hospitalised after sustaining a bullet injury on his chest when massive clashes broke out between security forces and residents during the encounter.

Meanwhile, Internet services have been snapped in Pulwama district inwake of the gunfight.


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