Barely four days after 40 CRPF jawans were killed by a Jaish suicide bomber, in another dastardly incident four soldiers including a Major were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
According to media reports, Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Pinglan area of Pulwama district of south Kashmir during the night after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them, triggering off a gun battle.
Those killed were Major DS Dondial, Head Constable Save Ram, Sepoy Ajay Kumar and Seooy Hari Singh. They all belonged to 55 Rashtriya Rifles.