Pulwama encounter: Two militants, civilian killed in Padgampora

Pulwama encounter: Three to four militants are hiding in a house which the security forces have now surrounded.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 9, 2017 2:28 pm
Pulwama, jammu kashmir, pulwama terror attack, pulwama militants, latest news, indian express, indian express news An encounter broke out between Militants and security forces in Pulwama district.(Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

An encounter between militants and security forces is currently underway in Padgampora, Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two militants have been neutralised in the on-going encounter, news agency ANI reported on Thursday. One of them has been identified as Mohammed Shafi Shergujari, an LeT operative. A 15-year-old boy was also killed during clashes between the security personnel and villagers who assembled near the site of encounter.

Troops of 130 battalion CRPF, 55 Rashtirya Rifles and SOG Pulwama are involved in the operation. Security forces have not confirmed or denied the presence of more militants. Authorities have suspend train services from Banihal to Srinagar as one of the railway stations is near the Pulwama encounter site.

Pulwama, jammu kashmir, pulwama terror attack, pulwama militants, latest news, indian express, indian express news Injured security personnel at the encounter site between Militants and security forces in Pulwama district. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

India Today reports that there was a small clash between the security forces and the locals as the militant killed was a local youth. There are also unconfirmed reports that a second person is inside the house and he, too, is a local.

The location is close to the Srinagar – Jammu national highway. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

According to reports, three to four militants are hiding in a house which the security forces have now surrounded. The location is close to the Srinagar – Jammu national highway.

Two militants and a 15-year-old young boy was killed during clashes near the encounter site in Padgampora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

More details are awaited.

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    Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
    Mar 9, 2017 at 9:18 am
    Shoot to kill whoever comes in between the LOC,-----blow the house up into pieces,----if captured live,----trace their next of keen,----send them straight to the who-re land of 72 HOURIES,----Jai hind.
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      Antony
      Mar 9, 2017 at 5:47 am
      Are these alleged militants or terrorists? Pressutes please tell us? Are these Porki Islamic terrorists who use guns or not?
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        sid
        Mar 9, 2017 at 11:42 am
        Black mey chala raha tha na..? fatti ab?
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          sid
          Mar 9, 2017 at 11:41 am
          Thats all these traitors do..any country they live in they will bomb..hate ,kill...go to stan
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            sid
            Mar 9, 2017 at 11:39 am
            you muzzie...stfu..go die in porkistan..all workld hates your kind..bcoz of you honest hindus and sikhs suffer..hateful people...dirty
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              Masood Ali
              Mar 9, 2017 at 1:13 pm
              Kashmir is integral part of India!!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; But ISIS flags as usual being put on top of the houses. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Every second day BSF jawans getting killed.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;No National anthem being pla in any part of the valley.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Kashmir Pandits left their so-called home town.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Yes Kashmir is integral part!! How?
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                Masood Ali
                Mar 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm
                The phrase " Kashmir Is Integral part of India" exists only in perceptions and media. In fact there is nothing sort of INTEGRAL is happening in the Kashmir.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Let's not give much importance to this INTEGRAL rant and concentrate on other burning issues.
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                  Ashir
                  Mar 9, 2017 at 2:56 pm
                  Don't forget Hitler didn't exist but Jews
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