Bandipora encounter: One soldier killed, two militants gunned down

The area has been cordoned off as a combing operation has been launched to neutralise any untoward elements.

Published: 25th November 2016 09:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th November 2016 09:53 AM   |  A+A-

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SRINAGAR: Two terrorists and an Army jawan have been killed today in the ongoing encounter between militants and security forces in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir. 

The area has been cordoned off as a combing operation has been launched to neutralise any untoward elements still in the vicinity.

This comes after two militants were killed in Bandipora on Tuesday in an encounter in Hajin village of Bandipora and another terrorist was killed by security forces in Kakapora area of Pulwama district on Saturday.

Earlier, at least three Indian soldiers were killed in an encounter in the Machhal sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Northern Command of the Indian Army tweeted saying that the body of one soldier was mutilated.

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