An exchange of fire in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir took life of a Special Police Officer (SPO) on the night of August 20.
A militant was also dead in the encounter operation. A sub-inspector was also wounded and had been admitted to the Army’s 92 base hospital.
The deceased SPO has been identified as Billal Ahmad. Also, the militant had been identified and belonged to the Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group.
Arms and ammunitions have been recovered from the area of encounter.