1. Suspected terror attack in Poonch, one policeman killed

Suspected terror attack in Poonch, one policeman killed

News agency ANI reported a suspected presence of 2-3 gunmen around the area. The suspected terrorists are holed up in an under-construction building.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: September 11, 2016 3:29 PM
As per reports, the exchange of fire began around 7:40 am near the Army's 93 Brigade headquarters. (Reuters) As per reports, the exchange of fire began around 7:40 am near the Army’s 93 Brigade headquarters. (Reuters)

A police personnel has been reported killed in a gun battle with suspected terrorists in Allah Pir area of Poonch district of Jammu region on Sunday morning. As per reports, the exchange of fire began around 7:40 am near the Army’s 93 Brigade headquarters. News agency ANI reported a suspected presence of 2-3 gunmen around the area which ultimately turned out to be 4 by the afternoon. The suspected terrorists are holed up in an under-construction building. DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range Johny Williams Confirmed the martyrdom a police personnel in the attack. “The gun battle between security forces and the terrorists is underway. The entire area has been cordoned off,” the official was quoted as saying by CNN News 18.

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