A policeman was killed and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel injured during a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
"Terrorists fired upon a joint Naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, Pulwama. In this terror attack, 01 Police personnel got martyred & 01 CRPF personnel got injured," Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet.
#Terrorists fired upon joint naka party of CRPF & Police at Pinglana, #Pulwama. In this #terror attack, 01 Police personnel got #martyred & 01 CRPF personnel got injured. Reinforcement sent. Area being #cordoned. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 2, 2022
The police said reinforcements had been sent and the area was being cordoned off.
The attack comes hours after an encounter in Shopian where one Lashkar terrorist was killed after a three-hour operation.
Home Minister Amit Shah will be arriving in Jammu and Kashmir on a three-day visit tomorrow. Besides reviewing security situation, Mr Shah will address two rallies in Rajouri and Baramulla district.