Cop Killed, 3 Militants Trapped
9 December 2007
The Daily Excelsior
Jammu: A police constable was killed while three militants were trapped in an encounter at Bhatyas in Gool area of this district tonight. Reports said a police party from Gool launched a search operation at village Bhatyas after developing an information about the presence of three militants in a dhok. A heavy exchange of gunfighting between the two sides continued for about two hours in which a police constable Gagandeep Sharma of Domana, Jammu was seriously injured. He succumbed to his injuries while being evacuated to the hospital here. Enforcement of police and security forces have rushed to the spot. The militants were trapped in the hide-out when the reports last came in.