Four policemen wounded in suspected militant attack in south Kashmir

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
  • Updated: Jun 12, 2016 21:55 IST
In this file photo, policemen can be seen patrolling a street in Srinagar in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

Four policemen were wounded in a suspected militant attack in south Kashmir on Sunday evening, police said.

The attack took place in Qazigund of Kulgam district when the attackers opened fire at a police party, an officer at the PCR Kulgam told HT.

The four injured are being treated and a hunt for the militants is on.

The injured have been identified as Head Constable Manzoor Ahmad and constable Mohammad Ashraf and Mohammad Yaqoob.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to track down the assailants, the official added.

(with agency inputs)

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