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One Army jawan injured in J-K's Pulwama, encounter underway

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Laam forest of Tral area in Pulwama district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Published: 24th April 2018 10:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2018 10:54 AM   |  A+A-

An Indian army soldier looks through a binocular as he keeps vigil during a gun battle in Khudwani village about 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April. 11, 2018. | AP

By PTI

PULWAMA: A security force personnel was today injured in an encounter with militants in a forest area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Laam forest of Tral area in Pulwama district following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said a gun battle broke out between militants and the security forces when the ultras opened fire.

A security force personnel has been injured while the operation is still in progress, the official said.

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