Times of Kashmir

| 20 Jul 2019
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Pulwama Encounter : one body recovered, operation on

Jahangeer Ganaie

Pulwama, May 16 (KNO) : One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Dalipora area of Pulwama

An official confirmed to KNO that one militant body has been recovered, whose identification is being ascertained and operation is on in the area.

In initial exchange of fire, four including three army men and one civilian was also injured, he said.

Earlier predawn gunfight raged between militants and government forces in Dalipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district

An official told KNO that a joint team of forces including army’s 55 RR and SoG Pulwama cordoned off Dalipora after having credible input about presence of some militants in the area.

The searches were intensified in the area were militants were hiding who fired upon government forces resulting in an encounter. (KNO)

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