New Delhi, June 19: An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Hayuna Tral area of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, a news agency ANI reported. There are no reports of any casualties on either side so far. The area has been cordoned off and the gunbattle is underway to nab the terrorists. ANI reported that two terrorists are killed and one CRPF personnel got injured in the encounter. He has been evacuated to 92 Base Hospital.
On Monday, four terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Bandipora district. The encounter broke out in the dense forest area of Panar between the terrorists and the joint team of army and a special team of air force.
Notably, the encounter came Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that there would be no extension to the unilateral ceasefire, which was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir to create a peaceful environment in the valley during the holy month of Ramzan.
Since past few days, Jammu and Kashmir have been witnessing a huge spurt in terror attacks. On Friday, two police personnel and one civilian were injured in a terrorist attack at a police patrolling party in Srinagar.
On Thursday, two bike-borne terrorists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and snatched his rifle near Sadora Railway Station in Anantnag district.
In a major development this afternoon, the BJP pulled out of the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir. Claiming that the BJP’s sudden withdrawal from the alliance didn’t come as a shock, she said, “We did our best.” As far as what led to the split was concerned, Mufti pointed out, “Muscular policy will not work here. What I have been talking about all this while, only our healing touch policy will work in Jammu and Kashmir.