Terrorists, top police officer killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam
A terrorist and a police officer were killed in an encounter between the security forces and the terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir today, officials said. The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about the presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said. Read the details here.
DSP Aman Thakur martyred in the exchange of fire
The terrorists opened the firing on the security forces personnel, who retaliated, triggering a gun battle, said the official. One terrorist was killed in the encounter, the officials said, adding that the identity and group affiliation of the slain ultra are being ascertained. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Aman Thakur was also killed in the exchange of fire, the official further said.