Cop, gangster killed in shootout In Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua

A dramatic shootout unfolded near the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital In Kathua, resulting in the death of a notorious gangster identified as Vasudev, reports said. 

The shootout took place at around 10:30 pm on Tuesday, prompting an exchange of gunfire between the police team and Vasudev, who was a prime suspect in a murder case registered at the Ramgarh police station.

The Probationary Sub-Inspector Deepak Sharma sustained critical injuries during the encounter. He later succumbed to his injuries. 

Besides, Special Police Officer Anil Kumar also suffered injuries during the shootout. Vasudev’s associate also sustained injuries in the crossfire but survived the ordeal.

The authorities have launched a comprehensive investigation into the incident to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the shootout near the medical facility.