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Army Jawan, Two Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Bandipora, J&K

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

25/11/2016 9:13 AM IST | Updated 25/11/2016 9:24 AM IST
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SRINAGAR -- Two terrorists and an Army jawan have been killed on Friday in the ongoing encounter between terrorists 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 terrorists 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.

More details awaited.

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