Two policemen killed in Pulwama militant attack

Tuesday's attack took place on the holiest Muslim night of 'Shab-e-Qadra' when devotees in the pray for penance and peace.

Indo-Asian News Service
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 12 2018 8:50AM | Updated Date: Jun 12 2018 9:00AM
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Two policemen were killed on Tuesday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

The militants launched an attack on the police guards at the Pulwama court complex.

"Two policemen were killed and one was injured in this attack. The militants escaped with the service rifles of the victims," the police said.

Official sources told local news agency GNS that a group of militants opened fire upon the police post resulting in on spot death of two security guards and injury to another at Takiya Wagam opposite to Government Degree College Pulwama near Barpora Kareemabad.

The injured cop Manzoor Ahmad has been shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment, they said.

The deceased cops have been identified as Selection Grade Constables Ghulam Rasool and Ghulam Hassan.

SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudhary told GNS that two cops were killed and another suffered injuries.

Tuesday's attack took place on the holiest Muslim night of 'Shab-e-Qadra' when devotees in the pray for penance and peace.

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