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Jul 01, 2013 at 11:41am IST

J&K: Policeman, terrorist killed in an encounter in Pulwama

Srinagar: A police officer and a terrorist have been killed on Monday during an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in the Pulwama region of Jammu and Kashmir.

The encounter took place at Tral during a counter-insurgency operation launched by the security forces following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police spokesman said.

A police officer and two CRPF jawans (personnel) have also sustained injuries in the exchange of fire with the terrorists. They are being treated at a hospital in Srinagar.

Intermittent exchange of fire between the two sides was going on till last reports came in, security forces spokesman said .

(With Additional Reports From PTI)