Two cops wounded as gunfight breaks out in Marwah in JK’s Kishtwar

Two cops wounded as gunfight breaks out in Marwah in JK’s Kishtwar

Two Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Policewere injured in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in Marwah block ofKishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

SSP Kishtwar Shakti Kumar Pathak told Greater Kashmir that the gunfightbroke out today morning in Uppen village after the police launched a searchoperation in the area following a tip-off about the presence of militantsthere.

He said that the militants hiding in the area opened fire on the policeparty, leaving two policemen injured.

Pathak said that the police retaliated, triggering a gunfight which wasgoing on when last reports came.

An official said that the army has been rushed to the spot. He said thattwo to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

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