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Terrorist shot dead, one jawan killed in encounter in Pulwama

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Politics | February 12, 2019 2:11:49 PM IST
A terrorist and a soldier were killed in an encounter in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

Two security force personnel had sustained gunshot injuries in Ratnipora area of Pulwama and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. However, one of them, Havaldar Baljeet Singh of the Army, breathed his last at the hospital, police said.

Singh, who hailed from Karnal in Haryana, is survived by his wife and two children.

Security forces and the state police had launched a search and cordon operation after receiving a tip-off about presence of terrorists in Ratnipora area.

During the operation started, a gunfight broke out between the security force personnel and the terrorists, the police said.

The identity and association of the terrorist with a militant organisation are yet to be ascertained.

The police said the security forces seized arms and ammunition from the encounter site. A case has been registered and a probe initiated.

As per a precautionary measure, civilians of the area have been advised not to visit the encounter site to avert any casualty. (ANI)

 
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