Police save 3-year-old from getting hit by terrorists’ bullets during encounter in Sopore, J&K
The area where the encounter took place was sealed and a search operation was launched by the security personnel
A three-year-old boy was saved from terrorists’ bullets by the Jammu and Kashmir Police during an encounter in Sopore on Wednesday, hindustantimes.com reported.
The boy was shown being carried away by a policeman in a photo posted on the Twitter handle of the Kashmir Zone Police.
One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a civilian were killed in the encounter in the north Kashmir town, the report said. Three CRPF personnel were also injured in the gunbattle, the report said, quoting the Kashmir Zone Police.
The encounter began after terrorists attacked a road opening party (ROP) of the CRPF which was putting up a check post on the highway by-pass in Sopore’s Model Town. Personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were also present.
According to the hindustantimes.com report, the area where the encounter took place has been sealed and a search operation has been launched. Officers of the Indian Army and the J&K Police had also reached the spot.
This is the second attack on CRPF personnel in the Sopore area in the last three months. Three personnel of the central armed police force were killed when terrorists fired at a CRPF party on April 18, the report said.
Read the full report in hindustantimes.com