SOG cop, Jaish terrorist killed in Kulgam encounter | India News

SRINAGAR: A cop from J&K Police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) and a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist were killed in an ongoing encounter in Pariwan village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district late Wednesday. Three soldiers and two civilians were also injured in the gunfight, police said.
The anti-terror operation was launched by a joint team of the Army, CRPF and J&K Police on Wednesday evening based on specific inputs about terrorists’ presence in the area. As the security forces neared the suspected hideout, holed-up terrorists rained bullets on the search party, triggering an encounter, said a police officer.
“In the gunfight, SOG cop SgCt Rohit Chhib and a Jaish terrorist were killed,” confirmed IGP (Kashmir Zone) Vijay Kumar. The injured soldiers and civilians were rushed to a hospital, the IGP added.
The encounter continued till the time of going to press….

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