Soldier, policeman killed in encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 24, 2018, 11.01 AM(IST)

File photo. Photograph:( India.com )

A security personnel and a policeman lost their lives in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.

One terrorist was also killed in the gunbattle that started on Tuesday morning.

The gunbattle between the army forces and terrorists started in Pulwama's Lam village of Tral.

The army had deployed security forces in the area after reports of gunshots firing. 

The forces have cordoned off the area as militants are expected to have been trapped in the region. 

A day before Pakistani Army violated ceasefire along the Line of Control at Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

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