In Jammu & Kashmir, six policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, were killed in Anantnag district of South Kashmir after terrorists ambushed a police party yesterday. Police said, besides the fatalities, some other policemen sustained serious bullet injuries and were rushed to nearby hospital. Army has been rushed to the spot and was combing the area.
In a separate incident, two terrorist were killed following encounter between holed up terrorists and security forces in Arwani village of Bijbehara in Anantnag district. Police said the body of a terrorist has been recovered from debris in Arwani village and his identity is being ascertained. Two civilian youths are also reported killed.