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Thursday, 06 August 2020 4.33 AM IST

CRPF trooper, two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

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SRINAGAR: A central reserve police force (CRPF) trooper and two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu’s Pulwama.

Police said two militants and a CRPF jawan were killed early Tuesday in an encounter between the security forces and the militants in Bandzoo village of Pulwama district.

Bandzoo village is situated one kilometre ahead of Pulwama town on Pulwama-Shopian road.

"Following specific information about the presence of militants in Bandzoo village, security forces including the local police, Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF started a cordon and search operation during which an encounter started.

"Two militants have been killed in this encounter. A CRPF jawan sustained critical injuries during the encounter.

"He later succumbed to critical injuries. Firing has stopped, but searches are still going on," police said.

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