Security forces kill one terrorist in Pulwama; gunfight under way

rinagar, November 19
Security forces have killed one terrorist in an encounter in Kakapora in Pulwama. Fierce gunfight between the terrorists and security forces is underway.
As per reports, two terrorists are believed to be holed up. Security forces have cordoned off the area.
Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation after receiving a tip off about presence of terrorists at Begumbagh village in Kakapora area, a police official said.
He said hiding militants opened fire on noticing the security forces who retaliated, triggering a gunbattle.
Earlier today, Pakistani army targeted several posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Nowshera and Sunderbani sectors of Rajouri district with mortars and small arms fire, drawing strong retaliation from Indian troops.
The firing in Sunderbani is the second ceasefire¬† violation by the Pakistani side in less than six hours. The Pakistan Army first violated the ceasefire in Nowshera sector in the morning. “Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in Nowshera sector from 1030 hours using 120 mm mortars and small arms fire.Our army is giving a befitting response to Pakistani fire,” a defence spokesman said.

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