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Pulwama: Encounter took place between militants & security forces today
Posted 05 Jan 2019 01:32 PM

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A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Aripal area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.

An official said a Joint team of Army’s 42 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon-and-search-operation after “specific inputs” about the presence of militants in Aripal area.

As they approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
A CRPF man injured during this. An official said that CRPF man identified as Mehash Kumar Mena 180 CRPF was injured after he was hit by a bullet in the encounter at Aripal village of Tral.

He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Earlier a gunfight broke out after Army’s 42 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon-and-search-operation after specific inputs about the presence of militants in Aripal village.

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