Cop killed, gunfight underway in J&K’s Poonch

Jammu, Sep 11, 2016: A police personnel was killed and another wounded on Sunday in a gun battle between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

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 a.m.

“The militants have been surrounded and all escape routes were sealed”, a senior police officer told media, adding the gunfight was continuing.

As the police laid a cordon around the building, they came under heavy firing resulting in the death of a policeman and injuries to a sub inspector of the police.

An intense gunfight is underway.

Wefornews Bureau

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