Tarn Taran, March 21: Two Nihangs were killed, while SHOs of Valtoha and Khemkaran police stations were seriously injured in an encounter in the border area Singhpura (Bhikhiwind) village on Sunday evening.
The hands of the SHOs were reportedly chopped off. They had been admitted to private hospitals in Amritsar after being referred by from Civil Hospital, Sursing.
According to information, the Nihangs were wanted in connection with a murder case in Nanded Sahib Sach Khand Sri Hazur Sahib. The Bhikhiwind police were chasing the Nihangs who were on a motorcycle. The police personnel when tried to nab the Nihangs, the latter allegedly attacked them with swords.
The two Nihangs were killed in police firing at Singhpura village. The injured SHOs were identified as Narinder Singh (Khemkaran) and Balwinder Singh (Valtoha).
Bhikhiwind DSP Rajbir Singh had a narrow escape in the attack. SSP Dhruman H Nimbale along with police force reached the spot.