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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.
"4th dead body of terrorist recovered from encounter site of Kupwara, firing still continues, unfortunately 2 brave hearts of J&K Police martyred & one of TA", tweets Shesh Paul Vaid, #JammuAndKashmir DGP (File pic) pic.twitter.com/ZRjUEI3FpQ— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2018
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.