At least eight security personnel including four CRPF jawans and 4 local policemen were killed in a terrorist attack at district police line in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Two terrorists were also killed by the forces. The encounter is still underway.
The militants attacked at district police line in Pulwama at around 4:30 am, resulting in injuries to the security personnel and policemen, a police official said. He further said that the security forces retaliated and cross firing was going on till last reports came in.
#7:06 PM: Eight security personnel killed in Pulwama encounter, 5 injured, say police.
#5:36 PM: J&K: Visuals of encounter at District Police Lines building in Pulwama
#5:33 PM: Operation is in its last lap, it will be cleared soon: SP Vaid, J&K DGP on Pulwama encounter.
#5:15 PM: Budgam(J&K): Wreath-laying ceremony of CRPF's Jaswant Singh&Dhanawade Ravindra Baban who lost their lives in Pulwama encounter earlier today
Budgam(J&K): Wreath-laying ceremony of CRPF's Jaswant Singh&Dhanawade Ravindra Baban who lost their lives in Pulwama encounter earlier today pic.twitter.com/QeYOUcsRrK— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2017
#4:04 PM: Earlier visuals of encounter at District Police Lines building in J&K's Pulwama, heavy exchange of gunfire heard
#3:14 PM: No hostage situation in Pulwama encounter, all families evacuated, operation on, tweets J&K police.
#1:24 PM: Other point discussed was ongoing encounter in Pulwama, 2-4 terrorists are expected to be trapped: Outgoing home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi
#1:00 PM: 1 terrorist gunned down during encounter at District Police Lines in Pulwama. 2 more holed up. Ops continue.
#12:38 PM: We brought families out of blocks. Troops are continuing with ops. It is a fidayeen attack.We don't have hostage situation: Lt Gen JS Sandhu
2 terrorists entered family quarters at DPL Pulwama. We lost a J&K Police constable & two CRPF personnel: Lt Gen JS Sandhu, GoC 15 Corps pic.twitter.com/ekIfuBtSkM— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2017
#11:15 AM: Another CRPF jawan lost his life during encounter in Pulwama's District Police Lines; security personnel's death toll reaches 3.
#10:45 AM: CRPF jawan succumbs to injuries, taking death toll of security personnel to two
#10:35 AM: Pulwama Encounter (J&K): CRPF Head Constable sustained bullet injury; condition very critical, being evacuated by chopper.
#9:00 AM: Pulwama DPL Encounter: Terrorists have been localized into 2 blocks. Efforts to evacuate people in progress. Intermittent firing on