Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 August 2019, 09:17 PM
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An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama. According to news agency ANI, the security forces suspect that one or two terrorists are engaged in the encounter.

Earlier today, an Army man was killed and four others injured as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, officials said.

The firing from across the border in Krishna Ghati sector started around 11.00 am, prompting a befitting response from the Indian Army, they said.               

The officials said the cross-border firing between the two sides was going on when last reports were received. One Army man died and four others were injured in the firing, they said.

First Published: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 08:40 PM
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