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Watch video: Terrorist attack on police post in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian, one policeman dead

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.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Oct 2016, 11:16:17 PM
J&K: Terrorists attack police post in Shopian, one cop dead (Pic: ANI)


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 Herpora area of Shopian at around 8:30 pm,” a police official said here. 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 here.

The area has been cordoned off and a search launched to track down the terrorists, the official said. 

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First Published : 07 Oct 2016, 10:09:00 PM