Four army personnel including a Major killed in ongoing Pulwama gunfight

APG to present Pakistan's report to FATF group meetings that are to be held from Feb 18 to 22. — File

APG to present Pakistan's report to FATF group meetings that are to be held from Feb 18 to 22. — File

In a dastardly terror attack on security forces, at least 40 CRPF personnel were martyred on Thursday after a suicide bomber from the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a bus carrying the jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. An aide to Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar, Kamran used to recruit, radicalise and train terrorists in J & K. However, the encounter with militants resulted in further deaths of our gallant soldiers.

A source said that all the injured have been airlifted to 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar for treatment.

Their convoy was attacked by a JeM on a highway in the Pulwama district. A civilian has also been killed in the encounter. Several other adjacent houses were also damaged. A search operation is now ongoing on the site.

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The slain Army officer had been identified as Major DS Dondial. He is survived by his wife.

Coming from village Rajgarh of Distt Rewari, Haryana, Late Sepoy Hari Singh, 26, had joined Army in 2011. The notice said that if they fail to explain their position to do not show up within the stipulated time, their services will be terminated. The soldier was 27 years of age and had joined Army in 2012. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved families of the martyrs and remains committed to their dignity and well being, the statement said. Indians will never forget the martyrs' sacrifices.

They fired some warning shots at the suspected spot, which was when the militants opened fire.

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