A Jammu and Kashmir police officer and two personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred on Monday as terrorists attacked a joint patrol party in Baramulla district.

Reports said terrorists opened fire at the joint naka party of CRPF and J&K Police at Kreeri area in Baramulla district. The area was immediately cordoned off and efforts were underway to nab the terrorists.

One Special Police Officer (SPO) of the police lost his life at the incident site while two CRPF soldiers were injured in the attack. The two CRPF personnel later succumbed to their injuries: Vijay Kumar, Inspector-General, Jammu & Kashmir Police, said.