J&K: CRPF jawan killed, 3 fleeing terrorists steal his rifle

Visuals from encounter underway between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who was shot during an encounter with terrorists at Pulwama's Warpora in Jammu and Kashmir, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

Police said CRPF constable Mandeep Kumar of 182 battalion died during the gun battle inside a house at Wagum village in Pulwama early on Saturday. However, the terrorists managed to escape.

Acting on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in Chinar Bagh Mohalla at Takiya village, a joint patrol of 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 182nd and 183rd battalion CRPF and Pulwama Police launched a cordon-and-search operation late on Friday night.

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Two houses were damaged during the gunfight and owner of one of the houses Bashir Ahmad suffered an injury in his shoulder.

As the security forces tightened the cordon, hiding militants fired at them triggering an encounter which is going on, sources said.

As the joint security forces zeroed in on a house, where the militants were reported to be hiding, the militants resorted to indiscriminate firing. In 2017, there were 342 violent incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in which 80 security personnel, 40 civilians and 213 terrorists were killed. Locals were seen pelting stones at the security forces.

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