Tral encounter: Policeman killed, search operation underway

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar. 5 : Amid the encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir, a policeman named Manzoor Ahmed was killed at Hafoo Nazneepora area here on Sunday morning.

As per sources, an incident of a weapon being snatched from a CRPF jawan had emerged, yesterday. The Army had launched a cordon and search in Tral at around 6:30 pm on the basis of information of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Srinagar on Saturday.

Sourced further state that a terrorist named Aqib of Hina village is reported to be holed-up along with two more terrorists.

The area has been sealed and security forces have been zeroed in on the house where terrorists are holed up.

Attempts are underway to smoke out the terrorists. More details are awaited..

Source: ANI