Jammu Kashmir news
Security beefed up in Baramulla of Jammu and Kashmir.IANS

A group of terrorists on Monday morning, August 17 attacked a joint team of CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Kreeri area of Baramulla in north Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel and a policeman were killed. 

The terrorists attacked a joint Naka party in Kreeri area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday morning. The initial reports said, during the exchange of firing one SPO identified as Muzaffar Ahmad was killed and two CRPF troopers were injured and subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital. The CPRF personnel succumbed to their injuries soon after. 

Search operation underway 

Dilbagh Singh
The Director General Police, J&K, Dilbagh Singh said that the forces have been sucessful in killing the top militant leadership in the valleyTwitter

Director-General of Police Dilbag Singh said that terrorists fired from the orchards, taking advantage of the thick foliage. Additional forces have reached the spot and the area has been cordoned off. An operation has been started to nab the terrorists. 

Nowgam attack 

Previously another deadly attack took place ahead of Independence Day, two Jammu and Kashmir policemen were killed while another was injured after terrorists fired upon a police party at the Nowgam Byepass in Srinagar on Friday.

The terrorists fired indiscriminately upon the police party injuring three personnel. They were shifted to a hospital for treatment where two succumbed to their injuries."