Sapper Prakash Jadhav (29), a CRPF jawan from Budihal village in Chikkodi taluk Belagavi district, was martyred in an encounter with terrorists in n Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday. Prakash is survived by wife Rani and three months old daughter.
In the Kulgam encounter, two militants of the terror group Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed.
Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Redwani area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir around midnight.
Prakash had joined the CRPF in 2007.
The body will be brought to his village on Wednesday and final rites would be conducted in the evening.