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On the other hand, an encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama. A search operation has been launched after security forces were informed about the whereabouts of the terrorists in the area. Also Read - Suspected Militants Lob Grenade at CRPF Party In Srinagar’s Rainawari Area, No Casualty Reported
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On Friday, a terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The gunfight broke out in Awantipora area during wee hours.
The security forces, on the basis of specific inputs about the presence of terrorists, launched a cordon and search operation in Banderpora area of Awantipora in the south Kashmir district on Friday morning.
The terrorists had fired upon the search parties, who in turn retaliated. The slain militant has been identified as Ishfaq Yousuf Wani, a resident of Quail area of Pulwama in south Kashmir.