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1 CRPF jawan killed in ongoing Karan Nagar encounter: JK Govt

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

for Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri, informed the state Assembly that a CRPF personnel had been killed in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in the area of

Giving details, the said that at about 4:30 am on Monday, a sentry at CRPF 23 Battalion Headquarters, Karan Nagar, spotted two militants carrying 'Pithu' (backpack) bags and armed with AK-47 rifles. He opened fire due to which the militants escaped towards a nearby locality.

The said that a search was conducted. The search party was fired upon near Gole Market which led to an encounter, he added.

He said the militants have been cornered in an abandoned house near 23 The encounter is still on, he added.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 19:25 IST