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2 militants feared dead after abducting a cop

Anantnag: Police on Friday claimed that 2 militants who abducted a cop were gunned down while the abducted cop was rescued in a brief shootout in Southern part of Anantnag.

Police sources told KNT that militants abducted a cop Sartaj Ahmed from Sherpora village of Kulgam. Shortly after the incident, Government Forces launched a search operation and intercepted militants at Makadora village of Bijbehara Anantnag.

During the exchange of fire, 2 militants were killed while a cop suffered injuries. The abducted cop was rescued.

Sources said that these militants abducted the cop from Shirpora village in a vehicle that was intercepted by Army near Arwani area. The exchange of fire resulted into the death of 2 militants while a cop was also injured.

“I am right now in the middle of the operation. My man (policeman) has suffered injuries. I will talk to you later,” SSP Kulgam Gurinder Singh told KNT over phone.