2 security personnel killed as gunfight with militants continues


In Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir two security personnel along with a CRPF jawan lost their lives in an encounter with militants. But the militants, believed to be fidayeen, are hiding in a camp close to the District Police Lines. Efforts are on to neutralize them.

Officials said the camp was targeted to inflict high casualties on forces especially the troops based in the District Police Lines. Choppers are hovering around the District Police Lines to locate the militants. High alert has been issued in south Kashmir.

Locals said the firing started around 4 am. The camp, that has been attacked, is situated in a high security area and close to DC and SSP office on Shopian Pulwama highway.


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