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JK: Jawan, two militants killed in Kulgam encounter

An encounter between militants and security forces is underway in Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 27, 2018 11:43:56 am
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Three militants and an army jawan were killed in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral and Kulgam district on Tuesday.

An encounter broke out when a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army and paramilitary forces cordoned off Redwani village in Kulgam after specific inputs on the presence of militants late Monday night. As searches were underway, the militants fired on the forces, who retaliated.
Two militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-toiba (LeT) and an army jawan were killed and two CRPF men injured.

In another operation, exchange of fire is on between security forces and militants at Hafoo area of Tral in Pulwama district. A militant was killed and arms and ammunition recovered from the encounter site.

#Kulgam and #Tral update:
Both the encounters are at the final stage. Further details shall follow.

— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) November 27, 2018

Both the encounters are at their final stages, the police said.


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