In two encounters since Tuesday, the security forces have killed 5 Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
'A major incident of a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted by timely action of Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army,' Kashmir Zone Police said
The policeman who was critically wounded in the attack has been moved to a Srinagar hospital.
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The encounter broke out in the district's Khrew area when the security forces had launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.
The militant been identified as Shahid, a resident of Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, the police said.
The encounter broke out after militants fired on security personnel posted at a vehicle checkpoint on Shadimarg in the south Kashmir district, a police officer said.
The CRPF team that was attacked was deployed near a school in Drabgam village in Pulwama district.
The attack comes days after an apple truck was set on fire and the driver shot at by militants in Shopian district in South Kashmir.
The NIA investigation revealed that one of the Jaish-e-Mohammad militants was directed to conduct reconnaissance in Delhi-NCR area.
This is the first militant attack after the BJP-led NDA government abrogated provisions of Article 370 and announced bifurcation of the state into union territories on August 5.
The grenade was lobbed by militants towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, officials said.
According to the Army, the terrorists tried to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on Monday in Arihal area of Pulwama district.
Security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Brobunduna area of Awantipora in the district in south Kashmir.
The security forces have killed four militants belonging to the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed, in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
The woman identified as Nigeena Bano was killed by unidentified gunmen on Wednesday in Pulwama district.
The militant was trapped after a gunfight between militants and security forces at the Dadsara village in the Tral area.
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