4 army personnel including a major were killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. According to the Times of India, Indian security forces also killed 2 terrorists during the firefight.

Source: NDTV

The martyrs were identified as Major DS Dondial, Head Constable Save Ram, Sepoy Ajay Kumar and Sepoy Hari Singh.  

Source: NDTV

The slain terrorists are yet to be identified. But according to reports, a top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander, linked to the Pulwama terror attack of the 14th of February is also trapped in the ongoing encounter.

Source: Udayavani

The gunfight started early on Monday morning when terrorists started shooting at the security forces in the Pinglan area of Pulwama. This shootout comes just days after a terrorist attack had claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans in the same region. 

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