Militants abducted a Policemen from Sheerpora area of Yaripora Kulgam, identified as Sartaj Ahmad Itoo. Presently posted at Railway Station Srinagar.
Forces cordoned off the area and launched rescue operation, joint team of police and army it was Second incident in 24 hours after when militants have set free a policeman abducted by them from his home in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir,
Constable Javaid Jabbar was set free by the militants, late Thursday night.
The militants had kidnapped Jabbar from his home at village Wayil in Shopian around 9:40 pm.
Jabbar is posted in the escort unit of a police officer in Hazratbal area of the city and was gone to visit his family on leave, During abduction.
Inspector General of police Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar (IPS) told to media that immediate after abduction of police personnel cordon was launched, soon militants were chased at Kharpora leading to a brief gunfight in which two Millitants were killed while a policeman was injured.
“The joint team successfully rescued the abducted cop” the IGP added.