J&K: CRPF jawan killed in encounter with terrorists

May 16, 2018, 13:49
J&K: CRPF jawan killed in encounter with terrorists

An encounter took place on Saturday morning between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. Baldev Singh, a relative of the jawan, told The Sunday Express that Kumar had joined the CRPF to improve the financial condition of his family soon after completing class XII.

He said during the initial exchange of fire between terrorist and security forces, a CRPF jawan sustained injuries. Meanwhile, police sources said that a civilian was also injured in the encounter. He was identified as owner of one of the houses. He received bullet injuries on his shoulder and was said to be out of danger.

The operation was called off in the wee hours of Saturday and the troops returned after the terrorists fled from the scene, taking advantage of the heavy stone pelting and darkness.

Officialsources said that a joint team of 55 RR, SOG and CRPF at village Chinar bagh, Mohalla Takya in Barpora Pulwama.

As security forces were zeroing in on the target, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately.

On Friday a policeman was killed after militants attacked a police post in adjacent Budgam district. The terrorists attempted to force their way inside a guard post at Wardwan in Soibug area of the central Kashmir district.

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