Army Jawan martyred in encounter with terrorists at Pulwama

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New Delhi : An Army Jawan was martyred on Friday in a fierce encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and have launched a search operation in Rajpora area of the district, there is a information about the presence of the militants in the area.

The police officials informed that a search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fired on the team.

One soldier was injured in the initial exchange of firing with militants, the official said, adding that the jawan succumbed to injuries at a hospital here.

He said three to four ultras were believed to be trapped in the encounter.