Army jawan, two terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Bandipora

The encounter broke out in Naidkhai area after a search operations were launched in the area following inputs from intelligence agencies.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2016 12:34 pm
bandipora, bandipora encounter, kashmir, soldier killed bandipora, jawan killed bandipora, kashmir encounter, kashmir news An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Bandipora district. (Representational image, File)

An army jawan and two terrorists were killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, news agency ANI reported. The encounter broke out in Naidkhai area after a search operations were launched in the area following inputs from intelligence agencies, an army official said. A combing operation has been launched to neutralise any militants hiding in the area.

According to PTI reports, the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained.

Bandipora was the site of an earlier encounter on Tuesday in which two terrorists were killed. Several notes of Rs 2000, that were introduced by the Reserve Bank less than two weeks ago in the event of the government’s demonetisation move, were recovered from the terrorists. One of the reasons cited behind the government’s move to withdraw the high value currency notes was the use of counterfeit notes in funding terrorist activities in the country.

Another encounter between militants and security forces was reported in Sopore area of Baramulla district.

Further details of the operation are awaited.

(with PTI inputs)

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First Published on: November 25, 2016 8:50 am
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    VP Joshi
    Nov 25, 2016 at 6:01 am
    Apparently surgical strikes aggravated instead of ending conflicts. Failed surgery?
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      Lumdheeng
      Nov 25, 2016 at 6:03 am
      Islam, as a religious system, is entirely of Satanic origin. The Devil is behind every aspect of it. It is a "monotheistic" form of the ancient moon worship. When Muslims circle the Kabah en m, the Devil is the true object of their worship. Islam to pagan Arabs is an excellent satanic counterfeit that has influenced 1/4 of the earth's potion. Islam is certainly the Devil's greatest challenge . Although Islam is a monotheistic religion, it is really a pagan religion reformed and repackaged into monotheism. Islam is paganism in monotheistic wrapping paper. Muhammad chose one god, from among hundreds of pagan gods, to be his one monotheistic god. "Islam is Polytheism with a monotheistic veil". "Islam is Repackaged Polytheism.
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        Rajesh
        Nov 25, 2016 at 6:19 am
        Sad to know our Jawan killed but two bas...ds from stan also killed.
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          ASHOK KUMAR
          Nov 25, 2016 at 9:42 am
          Modiji is taking treatment from Baba Ramdev and his chest will get expanded to 56 inches by 2019.
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            Subramanium
            Nov 25, 2016 at 5:15 am
            This has to stop. India must mobilize her 1.3 billion people and must use her human resources and saturate Kashmir Valley and the border regions with armed forces. This will end terrorism totally. Tiny stan has external backing thus taking this into consideration things she must be handled. Next Mr. Modi must ignore anti-India elements externally and internally and immediately bring back Kashmiri Brahmins and settle them in safe zones oin the Valley some of their Muslim brethren can also be placed in these colonies. Ethnic colonies are found in all great democracies so why should India be different? The train connection with Delhi and Srinagar must be hastened. Old fossilized s like Farooq Abdullah must be ignored he always basis all his policies on this pimp stan. Farooq is now a frustrated person. This game was over in 1974 when India blasted a sophisticated nuclear bomb. The nuclear program of lilliputian stan is a hoax she has no Uranium ore and and has one or two Uranium-235 based warheads received from China. No great use against the Indian giant which is a rural land.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;People like Zakir Naik must be placed behind bars he is strongly financed by the U.S. Jewish Lobby.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Mr. Modi has done well to punish the people holding black money.
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              mathimathi
              Nov 25, 2016 at 1:24 pm
              RIP to our Brave Army jawan. But it seems to be not a single effect to Porkistan of feku ji SURGICAL STRIKE months before only lose of ours Indian bravest soldiers will increased
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                mathimathi
                Nov 25, 2016 at 1:54 pm
                rip to our Indian Army Jawan
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                  Sanjay Katara
                  Nov 25, 2016 at 6:41 am
                  Soldiers are martyred. Terrorists are killed.Please mantain a decorum
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                    umesh
                    Nov 25, 2016 at 10:40 am
                    Don't the reporters at least the editors have no commonsense? Indian solders are killed and stan terrorists are martyred, right???
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                      Augustus
                      Nov 25, 2016 at 7:09 am
                      Demonetization is bringing more killings of our soldiers like the Joker's surgical strikes
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