- Title: Policeman killed during militant attack in Indian Kashmir
- Date: 12th September 2021
- Summary: SRINAGAR, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 12, 2021) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) VARIOUS OF ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL IN ALLEY WHERE ONE POLICEMAN WAS KILLED IN MILITANT ATTACK PEOPLE AT THE ATTACK SITE COFFIN OF DECEASED POLICEMAN
- 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: LVA001EUEXM4V
- 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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