Home / News / Asia / 1 policeman killed in J&K

1 policeman killed in J&K

Srinagar : A local policeman was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said.

“Following specific information, about a group of militants hiding in the forest area of Zaloora near Sopore town, security forces launched an operation,” a senior police officer told IANS.

“As the security forces, including troops of 20 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG), closed in on the hiding militants, the insurgents opened indiscriminate fire killing a police constable,” he said.

The victim was identified as Muhammad Shafi.

The officer said the operation against the militants was still on.

Leave a Reply

x

Check Also

Kaun Banega Crorepati : How to apply for KBC 2017- Registrations, Auditions & Air Date

Kaun Banega Crorepati : How to apply for KBC 2017- Registrations, Auditions & Air Date

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will once again be seen on the small ...

Names of 12 bank loan defaulters identified by RBI will be revealed soon: Finance ministry

Names of 12 bank loan defaulters identified by RBI will be revealed soon: Finance ministry

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Wednesday said the names of the 12 big defaulters identified ...