Army jawan, SPO killed during encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

An Army jawan and a special police officer (SPO) were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

Press Trust of India January 21, 2020 19:55:54 IST
Army jawan, SPO killed during encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
  • An Army jawan and a special police officer (SPO) were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

  • The encounter broke out in the district's Khrew area when the security forces had launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said

  • SPO Shahbaz Ahmad was killed on the spot while the jawan was injured during the gunfight and succumbed to the injuries later, he said

Srinagar: An Army jawan and a special police officer (SPO) were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.

The encounter broke out in the district's Khrew area when the security forces had launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.

SPO Shahbaz Ahmad was killed on the spot while the jawan was injured during the gunfight and succumbed to the injuries later, he said.

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