Encounter in Pulwama: Two Soldiers Martyred, One Terrorists Killed

Two Indian Army soldiers martyred and a terrorists were killed on Tuesday during a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district during a conrdon and search operation, police said.

The encounter began earlier when the holed up terrorists in Ratnipora village fired at the security forces. “In the initial firing exchanges three soldiers were injured. They were immediately shifted to army’s base hospital here,” the officer said.

“However, Sepoy Baljeet Singh of Rashtriya Rifles and Naik Saneed of 10 para regiment succumbed to their injuries, while Havaldar Chander Pal was still at the hospital.

“A terrorists has so far been neutralised,” the police officer said, adding that at least two more militants were still hiding and firing from both sides was still going on.

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