- Title: Policeman killed during militant attack in Indian Kashmir
- Date: 12th September 2021
- Summary: (SOUNDBITE) (English) DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, DILBAG SINGH, SAYING: "It's a very tragic incidentâ€¦ we have lost a brave young officer who was just at the threshold of the service. He was learning the nuances of policing. He was deputed to a hospital for the check-up of the accused person and while he was coming back from the hospital, he has been shot. He was immediately evacuated to hospital, but, unfortunately, he has succumbed to his injuries." RAJOURI, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 12, 2021) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) VARIOUS OF HILLS ARMED SECURITY PERSON ON GUARD MILITARY VEHICLE PLYING VARIOUS OF SECURITY PERSONNEL AND MILITARY VEHICLES NEAR THE ENCOUNTER SITE SECURITY PERSONNEL GETTING DOWN FROM VEHICLE
- Embargoed: 26th September 2021 14:55
- Keywords: CRPF India Jammu and Kashmir Rajouri Srinagar army encounter militants military
- Location: SRINAGAR, RAJOURI, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA
- City: SRINAGAR, RAJOURI, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Asia / Pacific,Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA005EUEXM4V
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: One police personnel was killed after militants attacked a police party in northern Srinagar city of restive Jammu and Kashmir territory, police said on Sunday (September 12).
Security personnel cordoned the city's Khanyar area and a search operation is underway, said police.
Sub-Inspector Arshad Mir was shot dead while he was coming back from a hospital, said Dilbag Singh, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, a gunfight is underway between security forces and militants in the Rajouri district of the federal territory.
According to local media reports, a search and cordon operation was laid out in the district's Thana Mandi area, following specific input of the presence of militants there.
Kashmir is a Muslim-majority region at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan. India accuses Pakistan of supporting militancy in the area. Pakistan denies the charge saying their support is only moral and not financial or logistical.
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