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DSP martyred, terrorist killed in Kulgam encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

The approaching party of police was fired upon, in which the deputy superintendent of police, Aman Thakur got seriously injured after a bullet hit him in the neck.

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A deputy superintendent of police was martyred on Sunday in an encounter in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. A Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist was also killed in the encounter. The encounter took place in the Turigam area of Kulgam district after the police got an intelligence report stating the presence of a group of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists in the area.

The approaching party of police was fired upon, in which the deputy superintendent of police, Aman Thakur got seriously injured after a bullet hit him in the neck. Aman Thakur was leading the police team from the front in the encounter. The officer was being flown to the Army hospital but he surrendered to his injuries while he was on the way. A  Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist was also killed in the encounter but his identity is not known yet.

Aman Thakur, a2011 batch Jammu and Kashmir Police Services officer and a resident of Doda district in the Jammu region was posted as the deputy superintendent of police in Kulgam, a terrorist infested area of south Kashmir, two years ago and had successfully carried out  anti-terrorist operations in the area. He was awarded the Director General of Police’s Commendation Medal and certificate for his exemplary service only last month.

Aayushi Jaiswal is working as an Associate News Writer for News21Chaupal.com. She is a Commerce graduate from Janki Devi Memorial College, University Of Delhi with a Masters in Journalism from National Institute of Mass Communication. She began her career in 2019 and worked with The Spotlight Times. Her areas of specialization are Lifestyle and Entertainment including other genres as well such as India, Politics, Education, Business, and Technology. She can be reached at- Aayushi.jaiswal@news21chaupal.in. You can also Follow her on Twitter @aayushipotter

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