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Terrorists attack police party in J-K’s Nowgam, 2 killed

The attack took place on a police party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam on Friday.

india Updated: Aug 14, 2020 11:07 IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The area has been cordoned to trace the attackers.
The area has been cordoned to trace the attackers.(Waseem Andrabi Hindustan/Times)

At least two police personnel have been killed in a terrorists attack that took place on a police party in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowgam. Another has been injured as per reports. The policemen belonged to the 20th battalion of IRP.

The police personnel were rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment where two of them were declared dead. The area where the attack took place has been cordoned off.

In a tweet, Jammu and Kashmir Police said that the attack took place near the Nowgam Bypass.

 

“#Terrorists fired #indiscriminately upon police party near #Nowgam Bypass. 03 police personnel injured. They were shifted to hospital for treatment where 02 among them attained #martyrdom. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” the tweet read.

This comes a day after security forces on Thursday busted three hideouts of terrorists in Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district during a raid conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Police along with Army’s 50 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 130 Battalion of CRPF.

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