Jammu and Kashmir Awantipora Encounter: At least one terrorist killed and SPO of J&K Police was martyred after an enouncter broke out in the Awantipora town of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the information, the security forces received inputs about the presence of militants in the town and hence the security forces cordoned off the area and started a search operation.
#Wreath laying #ceremony for #martyred policeman Shahbaz held at DPL Srinagar. Senior civil & police officers laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains & paid rich #tributes to the martyr for the supreme #sacrifices made in the line of duty. @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/BUGM4D2Vnb pic.twitter.com/nZqZhluB4g
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) January 22, 2020
While sharing the inforamtion, Kashmir Zone Police took to twitter and wrote: “Encounter has resumed in Awantipora. Police & security forces present; more details awaited. SPO of J&K Police, who lost his life, has been identified as Shahbaz Ahmad.
Paying tribute to Ahmad, Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet: “We pay our rich tributes to martyr Shahbaz Ahmad who made supreme sacrifices in the line of duty at Awantipora. We stand by his family at this critical juncture.”
Wreath laying ceremony for martyred policeman Shahbaz Ahmad was held at DPL Srinagar. Senior civil and police officers laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the martyr for the supreme sacrifices made in the line of duty.
Meanwhile, Kashmir Zone Police gave update about the story and wrote “#Awantipora encounter update: 01 #terrorist has been killed. #Operation is in progress. Further details shall follow.” So far, over six militants have been killed in an encounters within 4 days. It was the third encounter in just four days.