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Cop killed, two others injured as militants attack police post in Anantnag

One policeman killed, 2 injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag militant attack.

india Updated: Sep 09, 2017 18:14 IST
Abhishek Saha
A police official said that militants had fired on policemen near Anantnag’s  bus stand.
A police official said that militants had fired on policemen near Anantnag’s bus stand. (ANI Photo)

A cop was killed and at least two others were injured as suspected militants opened fire on a police post in Anantnag town on Saturday evening, sources said.

A police official said that militants had fired on policemen near the town’s bus stand.

Further details and an official statement is awaited.

The attack came hours after a Hizbul Mujahedeen militant was gunned down in north Kashmir’s Sopore in an encounter with forces on Saturday morning.

“The killed terrorist is Shahid Ahmad Sheikh aka Shaveed, resident of Kachloo, Qaziabad, Handwara. He belongs to HM outfit, war earlier with JeM,” a police spokesperson said.

Officials said one AK rifle, a grenade and some magazines were recovered.