Policeman killed in gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla

A local policeman was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said.

Policeman killed in gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla
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Srinagar: A policeman was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with militants in the forest area of Baramulla district of Kashmir, police said here.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Marbal village of Zaloora area in Baramulla district in the wee hours following information about the presence of ultras there, a police official said.

He said one policeman was critically injured in the gunfight with militants and taken to a military hospital in nearby Kupwara district.

However, the injured cop succumbed later on.

The operation was going on till reports last came in, the official added. 

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