City in Jammu & Kashmir, India

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Awantipora or Awantipur is a town and a notified area committee in Pulwama district of the Indian state of Jammu & 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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According to a security official based in Srinagar, the information is regarding a possible IED attack in Pulwama near Awantipora.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday. Security forces had launched a cordon and..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

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