DPL Pulwama attack: Two SPO’s stuck at the place of encounter, says Union Home Secretary



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Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said that two Special Police Officers (SPOs) are stuck in DPL Pulwama where the militants are engaged in a gunfight with forces.

He said that the ongoing encounter with militants in Pulwama was discussed during the high level meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.

Addressing the media, Rajiv Mehrishi said that one J&K Police man, two CRPF men lost their lives in the encounter.

Talking about the SPOs situation Mehrishi said, “It is difficult to say whether they are safe or not, but their life is certainly in danger.”

“The terrorists have burnt one building, while the number of terrorists involved has not been accurate enough but they are definitely 2 to 4,” Mehrishi said.

Earlier, Kashmir Police Chief, Muneer Khan said that all the families have been brought out of the blocks while there is no hostage situation. He said one militant has been killed.


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