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Security: Special Forces

Security personnel stand guard after a brief encounter with militants at Aribagh Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar. Two top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants Abu Ismail and Abu Qasim were killed in the gun battle.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Paramilitary soldiers stand guard near the site of a shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Member of the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police stand guard near the site of a shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar. Government forces said that they killed two suspected rebels in a shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers carry the coffin of slain colleague during a wreath-laying ceremony on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Indian Border Security Force soldiers pay homage to slain colleague during a wreath-laying ceremony on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Relatives grieve near the body of paramilitary soldier Gurnam Singh, who succumbed to his injuries from firing from the Pakistan side of the border, at Rathana Morh village, in Arnia sector, about 35 kilometers from Jammu.

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Paramilitary officers carry the coffin of soldier Gurnam Singh, who succumbed to his injuries from firing from the Pakistan side of the border, during a wreath-laying ceremony in Jammu.

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A security person takes position near a building where terrorists were hiding during an encounter near the under construction mini-secretariat at Allah Pir area in Poonch.

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Fresh troops arrive to strengthen security measures in Srinagar, Kashmir.

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A paramilitary soldier talks on a wireless set as others stand guard near the site of a gunbattle in Srinagar, Kashmir.

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CRPF jawans patrolling the street on 29th day of curfew in Srinagar, J&K.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Police officers stand in front of a building during a search operation in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France, following an attack on a church that left a priest dead.

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Indian Army and SDRF troops carry out rescue and relief works in the villages affected by cloudbursts in Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts of Uttarakhand.

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Bangladeshi policemen clear out an area to facilitate action against heavily armed militants who struck at the heart of Bangladesh's diplomatic zone, taking dozens of hostages at a restaurant popular with foreigners, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Security jawans stands guard after militants attacked a CRPF bus on Srinagar-Jammu National High Way at Pampore on the out skirts of Srinagar, J&K.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel questioning a man at the spot where militants attacked on a police vehicle (R) and injured four policemen, at Nonigam in Qazigund area of South Kashmir.

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Deputy Commandant Vinod Bhardwaj who was injured during the militant attack salutes to the martyred Jawans, killed in the attack at Bijbehara, during a wreath laying ceremony, at BSF Headquaters in Humhuma, Srinagar.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Central Force personnel guarding & checking all vehicles at Futisako, the point of meet of three districts Birbhum, Murshidabad & Burdwan, West Bengal.

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Engineer Rashid Ahmed, fourth from right, an independent member of the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly and head of Awami Itihaad party (AIP), along with his supporters shout slogans against Indian army during a protest against the recent deaths of civilians allegedly fired upon by Indian security forces during protests.

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Paramilitary jawans during flag march on the eve of second phase of polling of Assembly elections in a village at Nanoor in Birbhum district.

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Congress workers during a protest rally against the killings of five civilians at Handwara and Kupwara allegedly in security forces firing, at Regal Chowk in Srinagar.

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Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh paying homage at the mortal remains of Major Amit Deswal, at Palam Airport. Major Amit Deswal was killed during a combing operation conducted by the Rashtriya Rifles and the Special Forces in Tamenglong district of Manipur.

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A security jawan stands guard at Lal Chowk during restrictions in Srinagar. Authorities imposed restrictions on third day in view of the protest called by separatists against the killing of four persons in Handwara.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Paramilitary soldiers stand guard outside a closed market, as curfew is imposed in Srinagar.

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Kashmiri boy runs past Indian an paramilitary soldier, on guard outside a closed market, as curfew is imposed in Srinagar.

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman holds her baby as she walks past Indian paramilitary soldiers on guard outside a closed market as curfew is imposed in Srinagar.

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Paramilitary soldiers stand guard near a barbed wire set up as a barricade in Kashmir.

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Newly appointed Director General, Border Security Force , Krishan Kumar Sharma being welcomed by BSF officials during his maiden visit to Punjab's frontier after assuming charge at Attari Border.

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Mangled remains of a CRPF vehicle in the aftermath of a Naxal attack on a CRPF convoy passing through Malewada in Dantewada.

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Parts of a CRPF vehicle scattered on the road in the aftermath of a Naxal attack on a CRPF convoy passing through Malewada in Dantewada.

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A special forces police officer guards as a police convoy and ambulance thought to be carrying captured fugitive Salah Abdeslam arrives at the federal penitentiary in Bruges, Belgium.

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New recruits of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) pose for the media after their commencement parade at a base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Army Bomb Disposal squad carrying out controlled explosion of a suspicious IED at Lasjan bypass.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

A member of Army Bomb Disposal squad carrying out controlled explosion of a suspicious IED at Lasjan bypass.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with BSF DG DK Pathak releases a documentary "A Soldier's Diary" during the inauguration of some BSF-initiated welfare visions in Central Armed Police Forces, at BSF Headquarters in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

Jawans carry the body of Captain Pawan Kumar who lost his life in a gun battle with militants, at the 15 Corps headquarters at Badami Bagh.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

Security forces personnel take position outside the JKEDI building where militants have reportedly taken refuge after launching an attack on a CRPF convoy at Sampora Pampore.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

A canine of the NDRF being trained for search and rescue operations from under a collapsed structure during natural calamities like earthquake in New Delhi.

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Security forces personnel take positions outside a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at Gundapora in Pulwama.

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A security person takes position outside a house where militants were reportedly holed up during an encounter at Gundapora in Pulwama.

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A CRPF jawan uses a catapult to disperse stone throwing youths during a clash at Nowhatta Chowk in Srinagar, Kashmir.

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SSB Addl DG SS Deshwal presenting bouquet to Archana Ramasundram on her arrival to take charge as chief of border guarding force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at the SSB HQ in New Delhi.

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Combat Force personnel take positions during a clash between TMC MLA Nanoor, Gadadhar Hazra Group & TMC leader Kajal Sk. group to capture Bahiri village at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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BSF soldiers mounted on camels arrive to participate in rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony.

PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

Border Security Force jawans patrol the India-Bangladesh fencing area ahead of 67th Republic Day, near Ragna village on the outskirts of Dharmanagar.

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Rapid Action Force personnel march ahead of Republic Day and local body elections in the old city of Hyderabad.

AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.

A Central Reserve Police Force officer shouts slogans during preparations for the upcoming Republic Day parade, near the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India.

AP Photo/Bernat Armangue

A Special Operational group (SOG) of Police rush near the spot after militants attack with a grenade on a CRPF camp in Moominabad area of Anantnag district.

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Security forces' jawans guard near the site of grenade attack by militants at a CRPF camp at Mominabad in Anantnag district.

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Indian military commandos stand at the Indian air force base in Pathankot. Indian forces have killed the last of the six militants who attacked the air force base near the Pakistan border over the weekend, the defense minister said Tuesday, though soldiers were still searching the base as a precaution.

AP Photo/Channi Anand

An Indian military commando is seen on the top of a building at the Indian air force base in Pathankot. Indian forces have killed the last of the six militants who attacked the air force base near the Pakistan border over the weekend, the defense minister said Tuesday, though soldiers were still searching the base as a precaution.

AP Photo/Channi Anand

Bomb disposal squad at New Delhi Railway Station after the bomb scare on Delhi-Kanpur train.

PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan

Army soldiers conduct a search operation in a forest area outside the Air Force Base.

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Security forces rushing towards the spot where militants opened fire on a police party in Anantnag, Kashmir.

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Bomb Squad team investigates the spot after a low intensity bomb blast at Kakurgachi area in Kolkata.

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Army and Special Operation Group (SOG) of J&K personnel take positions during an encounter with militants at Wudarbala village of Handwara district.

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Police officers take up positions in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. Authorities in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis are telling residents to stay inside during a large police operation near France's national stadium that two officials say is linked to the Paris attacks.

AP Photo/Thibault Camus

Security personnel deployed after a clash between two groups at Pilakpura Siraha village in Moradabad during the panchayat elections.

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Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard carry flag draped coffins as thousands attend funeral services for pilgrims killed in a stampede during last month's hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, at Tehran University, Tehran, Iran. Iran has blamed Saudi authorities for the disaster, which heightened tensions between the two regional rivals. Saudi authorities say 769 pilgrims died in the stampede near Mecca in the worst disaster to strike the annual pilgrimage in a quarter-century. Iran appears to have lost the largest number of pilgrims, with at least 464 dead.

AP Photo/Vahid Salemi

Security persons clicking photos of MS Dhoni in their cellphones during the training session prior to the 2nd T20 Match against India at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.

PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra

DIG BSF M F Farooqui exchanging sweets with Pakistan Rangers Commander Lt Col Bilal on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha at Indo-Pak border Attari.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with ITBP jawans during a visit to Dungti BOP.

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Rapid Action Force take away arrested people from Gaya Medical College Hospital after clash between doctors and local people.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with Pakistani Rangers Director General (Punjab), Major General Umar Farooq Burki and his delegation during a meeting in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Director General D.K. Pathak and Pakistani Rangers Director General (Punjab) Maj. Gen. Umar Farooq Burki arrive at Indian Home Ministry for their meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Border Security Force (BSF) Director General D.K. Pathak and Pakistani Rangers Director General (Punjab), Major General Umar Farooq Burki during a delegation level meeting at the Border Security Force (BSF) headquarters.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

School children tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF jawans during the celebrations of Raksha Bandhan festival at Indo Pak International Border in R S Pura.

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Young girls tie rakhis on wrists of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officers and jawans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jalandhar.

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In this Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, center right, visits fire fighters working at a massive blast site in Tianjin, north China

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Special Operation Group (SOG) of J&K police check a scooter during a search operation against militants at Lal Chowk.

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Border Security Force personnel patrol near the unfenced India Bangladesh border at Durgapur.

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Rashtriya Rifles and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) team members searching for missing pilgrims after a cloudburst at Adoo, in Jammu and Kashmir.

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An injured ITBP jawan is treated after he was shot at by a colleague at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.

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Army personnel at a Yoga Session on International Yoga Day at Siachen Glacier.

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Special Police Officers (SPO) laying down their arms at Kalachanda in Dima Hasao in Assam on to press for their demand of regularisation of their jobs.

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Border Security Force troops of BOP Gachpara rescued a minor boy from the clutches of suspected human traffickers from a village near the international border in Dhubri

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh receives a memento from O P Singh, Director General, NDRF during the 10th Raising Day celebration of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Vijay Kumar Joshi

Dutch Military police officers guarding Cheider Orthodox Jewish school, rear, pose for a TV crew at the gates of the closed school in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The school was closed after Belgium raised its terrorist threat level. More than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists, authorities said.

AP Photo/Peter Dejong

Soldiers from the Army, the Navy and the Air Force wait before a ceremony to commemorate Victory Day near the India Gate war memorial, in New Delhi.

AP Photo /Manish Swarup

Indian Naval soldiers march during a ceremony to commemorate Victory Day near the India Gate war memorial, in New Delhi.

AP Photo /Manish Swarup

Security forces personnel patrol at Maisuma in Srinagar after a protest against imposition of restrictions by the goverment on movement of people in view of a strike call by separatist groups protesting against landing of army in the Valley on this day in 1947.

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Joint team of Rashtriya Rifles and J&K Police with ammunitions recovered after a search operation in Malgot area in Kishtwar district.

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Army soldiers load relief material for the flood victims in remote areas in a helicopter at Rajouri.

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Relief materials (blankets) being distributed among the flood-hit people by Indian Air Force at Air Force Station Awantipur in J&K.

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Tourists who were rescued by the army from the flooded areas wait to be transported to Jammu at an air force base in Srinagar.

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The Indian Air Force Helicopters carrying out rescue, relief and evacuation of people marooned during the flood fury, in Jammu and Kashmir.

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BSF recruits holding saplings and placards during the launch of a plantation drive “My Earth My Duty – Pan India Plantation" at Frontier Headquarters Humhama in Srinagar. 18500 diffrent saplings will be planted during the drive by BSF in the Kashmir Valley.

PTI Photo by S Irfan

BSF women constables keep vigil at India-Bangladesh border at Hili near Balurghat in South Dinajpur District of West Bengal after Red Alert was sounded in Border areas on the eve of Independence Day.

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Security persons stand guard on the eve of Independence day at Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Ahead of planned massive anti-government protests, Pakistani police force deploy in Islamabad, Pakistan. Roads leading to the Parliament are being blocked in run up to the announced protest by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri. Both men want the government to step down and new elections be held.

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Army personnel inspecting on the spot where a BSF convoy was attacked by militants on Monday evening near Pampore.

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CRPF personnel patrol the Mohonpur area as part of security measures ahead of India's Independence Day celebrations in Agartala.

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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrolling a street in Srinagar, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing Army soldiers and officers at Badami Bagh Cantt., in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, GOC, Chinar Corps hands over the charge of the command to Lt Gen Subrata Saha at the Badami Bagh15 Corps headquarters in Srinagar.

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Medical students arrested in connection with the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam arrive for questioning at Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force Headquarters in Bhopal. More than 200 students who cleared the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) allegedly through unfair means have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) from different districts of the State.

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Afghan security personnel investigate the site of a suicide attack that struck the convoy of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul. The Afghan Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber and a roadside bomb struck the convoy as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital city, killing several civilians but leaving the candidate himself unharmed.

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul

Thai soldiers stand guard in front of Marble Temple in Bangkok, Thailand, after the military staged a coup. Thailand's new military junta has announced that it has suspended the country's constitution. Without firing a shot, Thailand's powerful military seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation Thursday, suspending the constitution and detaining Cabinet ministers in a risky bid to end half a year of political upheaval that many fear will only deepen the nation's crisis.

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A member of SPG team defuse recovered crude bombs at a house in Sao Jose de Areal near Margao, Goawhere one person was killed while 5 others were injured in a crude bomb blast.

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National Security Guard (NSG) commandos inspect the bomb-blast spot at the Central Railway Station in Chennai.

PTI Photo/R Senthi Kumar

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