Terrorists attack security post in Shopian in J-K, cop killed

The injured policeman was shifted to the Army's Base Hospital.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published: October 7, 2016 10:27 pm
kashmir, shopian, kashmir news, kashmir latest news, shopian attack, shopian militant attack, kashmir attack, india news “Militants fired at the police guard posted at minority picket Jamnagri in Heerpora area of Shopian at around 8:30 pm,” a police official said in Srinagar.

A policeman was killed while another cop and a civilian were injured tonight when some terrorists fired at a security post guarding minority community in Shopian district of Kashmir. “Militants fired at the police guard posted at minority picket Jamnagri in Heerpora area of Shopian at around 8:30 pm,” a police official said in Srinagar. He said the policemen retaliated, forcing the attackers to flee.

In the gunbattle, a constable Nazeer Ahmad was killed and constable Zahoor Ahmad was injured, the official said. A civilian was also injured in the incident.

The injured policeman was shifted to the Army’s Base Hospital. The area has been cordoned off and a search launched to track down the terrorists, the official said.

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