DSP, Militant Killed in Kulgam gunfight, Operation On

Jammu & Kashmir

Kulgam, Feb 24(KNB): Aman Thakur , Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out in Turigam area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday.


He had received serious bullet injuries in his head and was evacuated to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


Earlier, during initial phase of encounter, one unidentified militant was killed and an army soldier wounded.


As per the reports, a joint team of army’s 34 RR, , CRPF and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in Turigam village, the cordon was laid in the area following credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area.



The slain militant is lying at the encounter site and is yet to be recovered, the operation is still underway.(KNB)

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