Anantnag Encounter: One terrorist gunned down, another arrested by security forces

Anantnag Encounter: One terrorist gunned down, another arrested by security forces

He was immediately taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The restive Kashmir Valley is once again witnessing escalation in violent attacks on policemen.

A Jammu and Kashmir police officer received grievous injuries after being shot in the chest by militants on Saturday morning a day after a cop was killed in a similar attack. A source told Times Now that the Anantnag attack was a planned one.


One special police officer (SPO) was killed and another was critically wounded, officials said.

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the area after recieving inputs from the intelligence about the presence of militants in the Peth Dialgam area of Anantnag, a police official said. They added that Ashraf was also working as SPO and was posted in Srinagar.

On the hand another another gunfight is underway in Shopian district, police said. He was hit by a bullet in the leg and was admitted to a local hospital. His wife Fareeda Mushtaq was critically injured in the incident. Such attacks saw escalation in March and April past year when a number of policemen and their kin were killed or wounded.

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