Policeman, civilian injured after gunmen open fire in Shopian

Reports said that the policeman Bilal Ahmad and a civilian Rafiq Ahmad Lone were riding a motorcycle when the shots were fired at Main Chowk Shopian.

Irfan Amin Malik
Pulwama, Publish Date: Apr 16 2018 5:11PM | Updated Date: Apr 16 2018 5:11PM
Policeman, civilian injured after gunmen open fire in ShopianRepresentational Image

A policeman and a civilian were injured after suspected militants opened fire at them in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday.

Reports said that the policeman Bilal Ahmad and a civilian Rafiq Ahmad Lone were riding a motorcycle when the shots were fired at Main Chowk Shopian.

Both the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital wherefrom they were referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile, forces have cordoned off the area to nab the attackers.