Terrorists attack police party in J&K's Anantnag, 6 personnel martyred
Five policemen, including a Station House Officer (SHO), were martyred after terrorists ambushed a police party in Achabal town in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.
The SHO identified as Sub Inspector Feroz, a resident of Pulwama, fell victim to indiscriminate firing from militants, senior police officials said.
They said besides the fatalities, some other policemen sustained serious bullet injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital.
A counter-operation is currently underway to nab the terrorists.
The incident was the latest in a series of attacks by terrorists on security forces across Kashmir.
On Thursday, a policeman died after being critically wounded in an attack by ultras in Srinagar's Hyderpora area, while another CRPF personnel was martyred by terrorists in Kulgam district's Bogund village.
13 jawans were injured and four service rifles were looted when terrorists carried out six attacks in the span of four hours in various districts of Kashmir on Tuesday.