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Terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 06, 2019, 05.38 PM (IST)

A terrorist was killed Wednesday in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

The terrorist has been identified as Irfan Ahmed Sheikh, a resident of Chakoora in Pulwama.

Police said Sheikh was a district commander of the Lashkar e Taiba.


A member of the security forces was also injured in Kulgam district after terrorists threw a grenade at a CRPF camp. 


The injured man was immediately rushed to Government Hospital, Kulgam. His condition is believed to be stable. 

(With inputs from ANI)