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Militants fire on police team in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, 1 cop killed

DIG of police S P Pani said the firing was not an attack on the police station.

india Updated: Nov 04, 2017 21:28 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Srinagar
Pulwama district,South Kashmir,Militants attack police station
Army cordon off the area near the house where militants were hiding during an encounter in Pulwama district.(PTI File Photo)

Militants on Saturday fired on a police team in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, killing a policeman while injuring another, the police said.

“Militants fired upon a naka party of police near Police Station Rajpora in Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two constables -- Abdul Salam and Munir Ahmad,” a police official said.

He said both the injured personnel were taken to Army’s 92 base hospital here, where Salam succumbed to his injuries.

Ahmad was undergoing treatment for his injuries, the official said.

He said a search for the attackers has been launched

First Published: Nov 04, 2017 17:09 IST