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J-K: Three policemen killed in militant attack in Shopian district

Militants shot dead three unarmed policemen on Monday, who had gone for investigating a crime in a village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

chandigarh Updated: Apr 06, 2015 15:08 IST

Militants shot dead three unarmed policemen on Monday, who had gone for investigating a crime in a village in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

"Three policemen -- one head constable and two constables -- were killed in a militant attack at Ashipora in Shopian district," a police officer said.

He said the slain policemen were unarmed and had gone to the village for investigating a crime when militants opened fire on them.

This is second militant attack on policemen within hours in Kashmir Valley.

Earlier on Monday, ultras shot at and critically injured a police officer in Pattan area of Baramulla district.

Sub Inspector Ghulam Mustafa was shot at and injured by two pistol-borne militants in a bus which was on its way to Pattan, a police official said.

The driver of the bus drove the bus to a local police post where the cops shifted their injured colleague to hospital, he said.