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J-K: Encounter Breaks Out Between Terrorists, Security Forces In Awantipora, Top Jaish Commander Trapped

Earlier In The Day, An Encounter Broke Out Between Terrorists And Security Forces In Pulwama District Of Jammu And Kashmir.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 25 Jan 2020, 04:56:29 PM
Top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander and two other hardcore terrorists are reportedly trapped.

Top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander and two other hardcore terrorists are reportedly trapped. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

New Delhi:

An encounter broke out between Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora on Saturday, the police said, adding that a top commander of the JeM and two other hardcore terrorists are trapped inside a house.

Earlier in the day, an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. On a credible input, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Hari-Pari area of Tral in the south Kashmir district in the morning, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them triggering an encounter. The exchange of firing was going on when last reports came in, the officer said.

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First Published : 25 Jan 2020, 04:32:55 PM