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Awantipora: Town in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Awantipora or Awantipur is a town and a notified area committee in Pulwama district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated between Anantnag and Srinagar on NH 44. Awantipora was named after Avanti Varman and had a number of ancient Hindu temples built by the king including the Avantiswami Temple. The ruins of temples constructed by Lalitaditya are also found in Awantipora. The temple sites are protected and maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.

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3 terrorists neutralised in JandK's Tral after they refused to surrender: Army [Video]

3 terrorists neutralised in JandK's Tral after they refused to surrender: Army

Brigadier Vijay Mahadevan, Commander of 1 Sector Rashtriya Rifles, informed about the Tral encounter in which three terrorists were neutralised. "Yesterday evening, we received a specific intelligence..

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Meej Pampore encounter: 1 terrorist neutralized in JandK [Video]

Meej Pampore encounter: 1 terrorist neutralized in JandK

One unidentified terrorist has been neutralized in Meej Pampore encounter so far. The encounter was broke in Awantipora city of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. It started in the early hours of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:22Published
Encounter breaks out in JandK's Awantipora [Video]

Encounter breaks out in JandK's Awantipora

An encounter broke out at the Meej Pampore area of Awantipora city of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter between security forces and terrorists has started in the early hours of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:05Published

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"The terrorists attempted an attack on CAPF (Central Armed Police Force) at 16:45 hours today at Chersoo, Awantipora," the official said. The suspects, who were on a motorcycle, threw the two grenades..
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Army convoy attacked by terrorists in Awantipora, civilian injured in crossfire

The area was cordoned off and a search was on to nab the attackers
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Security forces kill 8 terrorists in J&K in last 24 hours

One terrorist was killed on Thursday in an encounter with the security forces in Meej village of Awantipora area, following which two other terrorists had taken refuge inside a mosque in the village...
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Security forces gun down eight terrorists in two separate encounters in Kashmir

At least eight terrorists were killed by security forces in two separate operations in Awantipora and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Terrorist eliminated in Pampore area of Awantipora: J-K DGP


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J&K: Terrorist gunned down in nocturnal operation in Pulwama's Awantipora

The operation is underway
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Terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, operation underway

"Meej Pampore encounter- So far one unidentified terrorist killed; operation on," Kashmir Zone Police tweeted. The encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out in the early hours of..
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J&K: Terrorist gunned down by security forces in Awantipora encounter

Two more are believed to be trapped in the area.
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Top Hizbul terrorist Riyaz Naikoo with Rs 12 lakh bounty killed in J&K's Awantipora

The terrorist has been identified as Riyaz Naikoo - a top Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen commander.
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J&K: Security forces gun down terrorist in Awantipora, operation underway

The encounter started in the wee hours of Tuesday.
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Awantipora encounter: Security forces kill 2 terrorists

The encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out in the morning during a cordon-and-search operation in Hari-Pari area of Tral, a police official said. The official said a credible input..
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Awantipora encounter: Slain terrorist identified as most wanted Jaish member

He has been identified as a Pakistani national and the most wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in Awantipora

A heavy gunfight is currently underway.
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Jammu and Kashmir: SPO martyred, two jawans injured, and a terrorist slain in Awantipora encounter

The encounter occurred in the dense jungles of Jantarang in south Kashmir.
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DGP Dilbag Singh reviews law and order situation in J-K's Kulgam, Awantipora

J&K DGP Dilbag Singh on Thursday chaired review meetings with all jurisdictional police officers at the districts' headquarters to review the law and order and security situation. The meetings were..
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J&K: Terrorist killed in Awantipora encounter was affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen


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Local terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in south Kashmir

The terrorist been identified as Shahid, a resident of Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, the police said. He was asked to surrender by the security forces but he chose to engage them in a gunbattle..
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Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorists open fire at civilian in Awantipora


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Pak-based terror outfits planning to target forces, government installations in J&K: Intel inputs

According to intelligence inputs, terrorists are likely to target installations of the security forces and government offices in Srinagar with an aim to create a prolonged hostage-like situation to..
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Hamid Lelhari, successor of Zakir Musa and chief of terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind killed in Awantipora encounter

Out of the three terrorists who were killed by security forces, Hamid Lone aka Hamid Lelhari was the successor of Zakir Musa, the chief of Kashmir's Al-Qaeda unit, who died in May 2019.
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Zakir Musa's successor among three terrorists killed in Awantipora encounter

The commander of al Qaida-linked Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind and Zakir Musa's successor, Abdul Hameed Lelhari was one of the three terrorists neutralised by security forces in Awantipora encounter on..
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J&K: Lashkar, Jaish terrorists killed in two separate encounter with security forces in Awantipora

The encounter in Awantipora comes just a day after Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that tourists will be allowed to visit the region from tomorrow.
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One terrorist killed in J&K's Pulwama

Security forces killed a terrorist in an encounter in Awantipora town of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, a police spokesperson said.
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IAF bases put on orange alert over Jaish-e-Mohammed terror attack

According to top sources in the government, intelligence agencies have issued warning against a module of eight to 10 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who will possibly try to carry out a suicidal..
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J&K on alert after Pakistan shares input of possible 'IED attack' in Kashmir

According to a security official based in Srinagar, the information is regarding a possible IED attack in Pulwama near Awantipora.
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J&K: 101 terrorists killed, 50 new recruits in 2019

Officials said 101 terrorists - 23 foreigners and 78 locals - were killed in 2019 till May 31. Shopian accounted for a maximum of 25, including 16 local terrorists. Pulwama was second with killings of..
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