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Army jawan martyred, 3 terrorists gunned down in J&K's Pulwama encounter

07 November, 2017, 02:04 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • J&K Encounter between security forces terrorists underway in Pulwama

One security personnel lost his life and one civilian got injured during an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam said that an army soldier Sham Sundar of 44 RR sustained serious bullet injuries during exchange of fire with militants and was referred to Army hospital here where he succumbed.

Three terrorists were killed by the security forces in the encounter.

The J&K police in a tweet late Monday night said that the militants were involved in the sneak attack carried out by them at a naka police party in Pulwama's Rajpora area on Sunday.

It was reported that the incident took place in Aglar Kandi village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district. The identity of the militants were not immediately known. The encounter had ended with the gunning down of a militant.

A civilian, Tariq Ahmed Bhat, native of the village, also received a bullet wound as the forces fired upon the protesters during the clashes.

The civilian sustained gunshot wounds and has been hospitalized. Internet services were snapped in the district for security reasons.

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