J&K: 2 policemen killed as terrorists open fire in Kupwara's Halmatpora district

WION Web Team
Halmatpora Published: Mar 21, 2018, 11:15 AM(IST)

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Two policemen were killed as terrorists opened fire in Kupwara's Halmatpora district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reports say search operations are underway. Four terrorists were killed during the encounter on Tuesday night.

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The wounded personnel is undergoing treatment at a hospital. His condition is stated to be stable, a police spokesperson said.

An encounter broke out in the Arampora area of the district after security forces launched an operation in the wake of militants opening fire at an Army patrol party.

The spokesperson said the anti-militancy operation, which continued overnight, was going on when reports last came in.

Four unidentified militants were killed in the operation yesterday.

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