2 Policemen, 2 Jawans Killed In Kupwara Ongoing Encounter


Update: Two Army jawans and two policemen lost their lives in a fresh exchange of fire between militants and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Jammu: Two policemen were killed in an ongoing encounter in Kupwara’s Halmatpora in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday. Search operation is still underway. Four terrorists were killed during an encounter last night.

The encounter site is around 8 km from Kupwara town and Halmathpora is the last village before the LoC, which is 20-25 km away from the spot.

Officials said it was possible that these militants sneaked into the Valley recently and were waiting for an opportunity to cross into Lolab or Vilgam areas of Kupwara district.