4 Army Men, Civilian Killed in Encounter in J&K’s Pulwama
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Four army men, including a Major, were killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pinglan area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, 18 February. The four personnel belonged to 55 Rashtriya Rifles.
According to reports, a civilian also lost his life in the encounter.
The encounter comes days after 40 jawans were killed in a deadly attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama’s Awantipora area on Thursday, 14 February. The attack was claimed by Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.
In the aftermath of Thursday's attack, New Delhi – which blames Pakistan for sponsoring terror attacks in India – is actively trying to isolate Islamabad globally.
Here’s the full list of Jawans martyred in the attack.
- MHA has issued an advisory to all states and Union Territories to ensure security of Kashmiri students and residents across the nation
- After an all-party meeting, a resolution was passed, saying all parties “stand united in fighting terrorism and defending the integrity of India”
- PM Modi, along with Union ministers and Opposition leaders, paid his respects to jawans killed in Pulwama attack
- At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed after a car carrying about 350 kg of explosives hit a CRPF convoy of 78 vehicles
Two Terrorists Believed to Be Trapped at Pulwama Encounter Site
A Pakistan-based terrorist Kamran and a local named Hilal are believed to be trapped at the encounter site in Pulwama, reported CNN-News18.
Firing Resumes at Encounter Site: Report
According to reports, firing has resumed at the encounter site in Pulwama as the area is under cordon. The operation is still on.
Civilian Also Killed in Pulwama Encounter: Reports
According to reports, a civilian has also been killed in the Pulwama encounter.
Four Army Men Killed in Encounter in J&K's Pulwama
Four Armymen, including a Major, were killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pinglan area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, 18 February.
Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces, Terrorists in Pulwama
An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama’s Pinglan area on Monday morning, reported ANI.
Two-three terrorists are reportedly trapped.