J&K: One policeman martyred, another injured as security forces neutralise 3 terrorists

Budgam: One police personnel SPO Mohammad Altaf was martyred and Manzoor Ahmad was injured in an ongoing operation in Budgam, while three terrorists were neutralised in the operation.

According to reports, the injured policeman Ahmed has been shifted to a hospital and is reportedly critical.

An encounter began at Beerwah area of Budgam at about 1.30 am on Friday.

“Three unidentified terrorists killed, incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered; Search underway,” Kashmir Zone Police said, news agencies reported. It is believed that terrorists are likely to be foreign nationals and not local recruits. “All three terrorists of LeT killed in Shopian encounter,”  Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir confirmed.

Meanwhile, another encounter was also underway in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. The operation began late on Tuesday night.