Jammu and Kashmir: Two Army soldiers, militant killed in Pulwama encounter

Updated On : 02 Nov , 2017 , 10:24 PM
Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces gun down militant in Pulwama. (File Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces gun down militant in Pulwama. (File Photo)
New Delhi:

Two Army soldiers were killed during an encounter between terrorists & security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Thursday evening. A militant was also killed in the operation and his body was recovered. 

A senior police officer not willing to be quoted said, “On intelligence inputs a joint operation including Jammu and Kashmir Police and Indian Army was launched in Pulwama’s Samboora village.”

He added the security forces had learnt that few militants were camping in the forested area near the village. The militants opened fire when the security forces approached them. The security personnel retaliated. In the retaliatory firing one terrorists were killed.

Till the time report was filed gunbattle continued between security forces and militants. 

First Published : Thursday, November 02, 2017 07:21 PM
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