20/03/2015 10:46 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Rajnath Singh Instructs Home Secretary To 'Actively Monitor' Situation In Kathua

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NEW DELHI,INDIA MARCH 03: Home Minister Rajnath Singh after the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting in New Delhi.(Photo by Praveen Negi/India Today Group/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday instructed the Home Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir to actively monitor the situation after some unidentified men opened fire at the Rajbagh police station in Kathua district earlier this morning.

According to reports, the militants attacked the police station at around 6.20 a.m. this morning, killing one policeman.

Nine other people have also been injured till now, including seven from the CRPF, one policeman and one civilian.

An encounter is presently going on between the Security Forces and the gunmen.

Meanwhile, the Jammu-Pathankot national highway has been closed due to the attack.

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