Four Terrorists Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama; Two Security Force Personnel Also Lose Life

Security forces launched an anti-terror operation in Laam forest of Tral area in Pulwama district following information about presence of terrorists.

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Four Terrorists Killed In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama; Two Security Force Personnel Also Lose Life

A gun battle broke out between terrorists and security forces when terrorists opened fire. (File)


Srinagar:  Four Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were gunned down while two security forces' personnel also lost their life in a fierce encounter that broke out in the forest area in the Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Based on intelligence developed by police on the presence of terrorists, security forces launched an operation in the Laam forest of Tral area, the police official said.

A gun battle broke out when the terrorists opened fire at the security forces, he said.

In the initial exchange of fire, one soldier and a policeman sustained injuries. They were evacuated to hospitals in Srinagar but succumbed to injuries, the official said.

The slain security force personnel were identified as Sepoy Ajay Kumar and Constable Lateef Gujri.

The identity of the slain terrorists was being ascertained, the official said adding at least two of them were believed to be foreigners.


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