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SHO, guard injured in militant attack in Srinagar

A police officer and his security guard were shot at and injured by militants in Batmaloo area of the city on Tuesday night, police said.

india Updated: Jan 05, 2011 11:55 IST
PTI

A police officer and his security guard were shot at and injured by militants in Batmaloo area of the city on Tuesday night, police said.

The militants attacked Inspector Nazir Ahmed Teli, Station House Officer (SHO) of Batmaloo police station, at Rekka Chowk at around 7:15 p m, resulting in injuries to him and his security guard.

The injured police personnel have been shifted to hospital.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation for the militants.

First Published: Jan 04, 2011 20:37 IST