Fidayeen attack, operation over third militant also killed

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/1/2018 4:04:13 PM

Srinagar, Jan 1 : With the killing of third fidayeen of Jaish-e-Mohammad (Jem), the over 36-hour-long encounter has ended in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, where five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred and three others were wounded.
Director General of Police S P Vaid said the third militant, who was holed up in CRPF camp at Lethopora, Pulwama, has been killed on Monday and the operation is over.
Taking to the micro blogging site twitter, Dr Vaid said, ''Finally the operation has concluded with the recovery of body of the third terrorist.
Official sources told UNI that the operation was stopped late last night though security forces remained deployed in the entire area to foil any attempt by militants to escape.
''We heard intermittent firing from the area during the night, local residents said, adding security forces have sealed all roads leading to CRPF camp at Lethpora, Pulwama


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