Indian Army Major, Police SP among killed and injured in an encounter in Occupied Kashmir
A senior police officer and a soldier was killed and two soldiers including a Army Major were injured in an encounter between Kashmiri fighters and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
Three fighters were killed in the ongoing joint operation by the army, the CRPF and the police.
The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of south Kashmir's Kulgam, 68 km from Srinagar, following information about the presence of fighters in the area, a police official said.
He added that the fighters opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated, triggering the encounter. by Taboola link: Sponsored Links link: . link Weird Things That Happen if You Eat 4 Almonds a DayHealth & Human Research link
Among the army soldiers injured is a Major.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Aman Kumar Thakur, who was killed in the encounter, was leading the police team from the front in the encounter with the fighters.
The 2011-batch officer from the Jammu and Kashmir Police Services was posted in Kulgam for the last two years