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Gangster killed and police officer injured in shootout in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir

An alleged gangster was killed and a police officer injured in a shootout at the government medical college premises in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday night. The incident took place around 10.30 p.m. with the injured police sub-inspector being shifted to the hospital for treatment, as per police sources on Wednesday.

According to police sources, “The shootout took place around 10.30 p.m. on Tuesday. The injured police sub-inspector, Deepak Sharma has been shifted to hospital for treatment.”

The exact details of the incident are still being ascertained by the authorities, leaving the circumstances leading to the shootout unclear at this time. The incident has raised concerns and questions about the security situation in the region, as investigations are underway to determine the cause of the shootout.

The shootout at the government medical college premises in Kathua has left the local community in shock and the authorities on high alert. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the challenges faced by law enforcement agencies in maintaining law and order in conflict-prone areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

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