SRINAGAR: An Army colonel, a major and a deputy superintendent of JK Police were reported killed in an ongoing gunfight with militants in Kokernag area of Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
The gunfight broke out between a mixed contingent of army and Jammu and Kashmir Police and the militants in rugged Gadole area on Wednesday morning, a police official earlier said.
Colonel Manpreet Singh, Major Ashish Dhonchak, deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Humayun Bhat were critically injured in the gunfight and later succumbed to their injuries, they said.
Humayun was a 2018 batch JKAS officer whose first son was born few days back. He is the son of former DIG Jammu Kashmir Police, Ghulam Hassan Bhat.