Three terrorists, army man killed in an encounter in Pulwama

One cop killed another injured in two attacks in South Kashmir

One security personnel lost his life and one civilian injured in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama district's Aglar Kandi in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

The slain Army jawan has been identified as Sham Sunder and the injured civilian is Tariq Ahmed Bhat.

Defence spokesman, Col Rajesh Kalia, said that three militants hiding in the area have been killed.

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The three were involved in yesterday's attack on police party in which one policeman was killed.

The police said that the identity of slain militants is being ascertained. The police and paramilitary forces resorted to tear smoke shells and firing to disperse them, in which a civilian sustained bullet wound.

On 2 November, two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries in an encounter with militants at Samboora in Pampore area of Pulwama. Two other militants who were trapped in the area escaped, however. According to officials government forces this evening cordoned off Kandi Aglar area of Pulwama district after acting on a specific input about the presence of militants. The gunfight was going on when the reports last came in.

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