Poonch: Policeman killed in gunfight between security forces, militants in Jammu and Kashmir
A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.
Jammu: A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said.
J&K: Police personnel killed in an ongoing encounter b/w security forces & terrorists in Poonch (Visuals deferred) pic.twitter.com/VcydiYv9dT
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Police said the militants started firing from an under construction mini secretariat building near the Army's 93 Brigade headquarters in Poonch town around 8 am
"The militants have been surrounded and all escape routes were sealed", a senior police officer told IANS, adding the gunfight was continuing.
With inputs from IANS
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