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Militant, Soldier killed in Pulwama encounter, operation on

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PULWAMA: A militant and a soldier has been killed in an overnight ongoing encounter at Rajpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.

Official sources told that one militant has been killed in the ongoing encounter. However identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier One army soldier was also killed in the intial exchange of firing, they said.The soldier has been identified as Kashi of army’s 44 RR.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and army’s 44RR had launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight. (GNS)


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