CRPF jawan from Maharashtra killed in encounter in J&K

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Published: June 23, 2020 2:26 PM

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bundzoo in Pulwama, in South Kashmir, on Tuesday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police officer said.

CRPF jawan killed, jammu kashmir encounter, Pulwama district, defence news, latest news on pulwama encounterOne CRPF jawan was also killed in the exchange of firing with the ultras. (PTI photo)

Two unidentified militants and a CRPF jawan were killed in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bundzoo in Pulwama, in South Kashmir, on Tuesday morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area, a police officer said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated.

Two militants have been killed so far,the official said, adding that the operation was still in progress. One CRPF jawan was also killed in the exchange of firing with the ultras.

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