Bandipora encounter: Two militants, constable killed in gun battle

Police constable Zahir Abbas was killed in the gunbattle, a police official said.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 29, 2017 10:25 am
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Two militants and a police constable were killed in an encounter on Sunday morning in Jammu & Kashmir’s Bandipora district, J&K Police said. Following the encounter, heavy stone pelting was reported in the area, according to news agency ANI. Police constable Zahir Abbas was killed in the gunbattle, a police official said.

Earlier, security personnel cordoned off Mir Mohalla village of Hajin area after receiving intelligence inputs about the presence of active militants. During the cordon and search operations, militants opened fire at the security personnel. ANI reported that the firing has stopped.

 

More details awaited

(With inputs from PTI)

 

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