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J&K: Soldier, militant killed in Kulgam; encounter underway

More details awaited. 

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 14, 2017 4:27 pm
Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam area where an encounter between security forces and militants is underway. (Source: ANI)

An Army jawan and a militant have been killed in an encounter that is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, PTI has reported. A soldier, who was critically injured in the gunbattle with militants at Nowbug Kund in Kulgam district, succumbed to injuries, PTI reported quoting Army sources. A militant was also killed in the operation.

A counter-insurgency operation was launched at Nowbug Kund village in the morning following a specific input about the presence of militants in the area.

As the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter, a police official  said. The operation was going on when last reports came in.

Another encounter broke out in Laam village of Tral area in Pulwama after the militants fired upon a search party of security forces.

A senior police official said a militant hideout has been unearthed while the search operations in the area were still in progress.


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    Shafted mohammed
    Nov 14, 2017 at 9:51 am
    I want score 3-0 or 4-0 and kill them all and please that none of our soldiers are harmed. Those who come out and pelt stone must be captured and sent to minicoy to pelt stones to built a runway by land filling by these stone pelters. You are on target to flush and disinfect Kashmir of terrorists.
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      Rakesh Pandit
      Nov 14, 2017 at 8:59 am
      What we now need is a muslim mukt Bharat. These islami parasites are a trouble everywhere on earth. Atleast India can start getting rid of these pigs.