New Delhi: Authorities reported that a police officer was killed in an attack by militants in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (August 7). The policeman, named Nisar Ahmad Wagay, was surrendered on the way to hospital.
“Terrorists shot and attacked a police team in Pombai, Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam district, and wounded a policeman,” said a PTI official.
The official added that the security forces had sealed off the area and had begun hunting down the attackers.
At the same time, early Saturday, security forces killed a terrorist of the illegal terrorist organization AlBadr in a joint operation in J & K`s Budgam. Another Lashkar-e- Taiba (LeT) terrorist was detained in another operation in Awantipora in the union territory.
“During the search operation, when terrorists are determined to exist, they have a chance to surrender. However, they did not surrender, but fired indiscriminately on the joint search team that caused the encounter,” ANI quoted in the police media.
“In the ensuing encounter, a terrorist from the illegal terrorist organization AlBadr was killed and his body was found from the combat point. He was identified as Shakir Bashir Dar, the son of Bashir Ahmad Dar, and a resident of Goripora in Awantipora,” The police added.