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Terrorists attack joint checkpoint in Pulwama

ANI  |  Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Terrorists opened fire at a joint checkpoint of (CRPF) and state police near Pulwama's Gangoo area in Jammu and on Thursday morning.

The area has been cordoned off and search operations are underway.

No casualties have been reported so far. Further details are awaited.

This is the second attack by terrorists in the state today.

Earlier in the day, an personnel and two terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at the forest area of north Kashmir's district.

The identity and group affiliation of the two terrorists is being ascertained, an said.

The personnel sustained serious bullet wounds during the operation. Later, he was immediately evacuated to a military hospital, but succumbed to his

On Wednesday, terrorists fired upon a of Jammu and police in Shopian's Katho Halan area.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, two police personnel were killed and three others were injured in a terrorist attack in district.

Last weekend, in the jungles of Panhar area of district, terrorists fired at an patrol party.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 10:40 IST