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CRPF Jawan martyred, Militants escaped in a face off

Last Modified Saturday, 12 May 2018 (13:05 IST)
Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed in militant firing in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of early Saturday morning, official sources said.
They said security forces, on a tip-off about the presence of in village Takiya Wangam, Pulwama, launched a operation this morning. However, when the security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, the militants opened fire with automatic weapons. Security forces also retaliated and in the initial fire fight, a security force jawan, Manjit Kumar, was critically wounded. 
 
He was rushed to hospital, where he succumbed, they said.The sources said the militants managed to escape from the area.(UNI)
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