2 militants, CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama encounter


Two unidentified militants and a CRPF jawan were killed in an ongoing operation of the security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Tuesday.

A gunfight, which erupted during a search and cordon operation of the security forces, was reported in Bandzoo area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama.

“Two militants and a CRPF jawan, who got injured in an exchange of fire, died,” said Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar.

It was a joint operation of the police, army’s 55 RR and CRPF.

The search in the area continues, the police said.

Around 108 militants have been killed in operations in Kashmir this year. June saw around 32 killings of militants so far.

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