Terror Attack In Kashmir: Cop Killed, CRPF Personnel Injured

A policeman belonging to the Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was injured in a terrorist attack in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday afternoon.

SRINAGAR | Updated: 02 October, 2022 6:15 pm IST
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A policeman belonging to the Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was injured in a terrorist attack in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday afternoon.

Meanwhile, in another incident, security forces killed one terrorist in an encounter in the Shopian district.

Speaking about the Pulwama incident, the Kashmir Zone Police said that the area has been cordoned off. The police also called for reinforcements to aid the security forces.

“Terrorists fired upon joint naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, Pulwama. In this terror attack, 01 Police personnel got martyred and 01 CRPF personnel got injured. Reinforcement sent. Area being cordoned. Further details shall follow (sic),” Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.

Earlier, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was shot dead in an encounter in Shopian.

The terrorist was identified as Naseer Ahmad Bhat, who was said to have recently escaped from an encounter. He was involved in several terror crimes, Vijay Kumar, ADGP, Kashmir, said.

During the search operations, incriminating materials and weapons, including an AK rifle, were recovered from the site.

In another encounter in Baramulla district on Saturday, two terrorists linked with the terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) were killed.

(This is a developing story)

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