Five security personnel martyred in Pulwama encounter, bodies of two militants recovered

Two security men killed in Pulwama suicide attack

He said that there were three militants and the operation was on to kill them.

During the gun fight scores of youth hit to roads and clashed with government forces who retaliated with tear-smoke shelling and aerial firing.

Meanwhile, a spokesman of banned JeM outfit called up the office of a local news agency to claim responsibility for the attack.

Khan said that all security personnel and other staff and their families trapped inside a building at the DPL were evacuated. A Policeman of J&K police who was residing in the building was killed during evacuation process.

Police sources told Rising Kashmir that three police men and two CRPF personnel have been killed in the pre dawn attack.

The DGP said the militants entered the family quarters of the district police lines, they took shelter in family blocks and started firing from multiple locations.

The DGP said that two SPOs of police were struck inside and they were also killed by militants.

The exact number of attackers inside the compound is not known, India's federal home ministry said in a statement.

Hundreds of Jammu and Kashmir and CRPF officers and jawans were stationed at the DLP when the militants forced their entry into it at 4.30 am.

The attack was carried out early today at district police lines in south Kashmir's Pulwama.

"No, we do not have a hostage situation in Pulwama".

Authorities have cut off mobile internet services in the district to prevent residents from organizing anti-India protests to help militants escape. He also felicitated an employee for showing courage and helping the security forces in securing the school premises when terrorists entered it on June 25 after attacking a patrol party on the highway.

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