STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: A policeman was martyred in a grenade attack in Kulgam district, police said on Sunday.
The incident took place in Qaimoh area of the south Kashmir district on Saturday night.
“A grenade incident was reported yesterday night in Qaimoh #Kulgam. In this #terror incident, 01 police personnel namely Tahir Khan R/O Mendhar, Poonch got injured,” Kashmir Zone Police wrote on Twitter.
The police said the injured personnel was shifted to the GMC hospital in Anantnag where he succumbed to injuries.
Meanwhile, a cop was injured during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Nowhatta area of Srinagar on the eve of the Independence Day, police said, adding a terrorist was also injured.
Chance #encounter started in Nowhatta area of #Srinagar. Police & CRPF are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone police wrote on Twitter.
A police official said bike-borne terrorists fired at a police party near Redpora Park, Sazgari Pora Nowhatta, which was retaliated.
During encounter, one policeman sustained injuries, the official said.
“In the ongoing #encounter, one policeman namely Ct Sarfaraz Ahmad R/O Batote Ramban got injured. He was evacuated to hospital for treatment. One #terrorist also got injured. Search is still going on. Further details shall follow,” police said in another tweet.
Police recovered a motorcycle and an AK rifle from the spot, the official said.