Policeman beheaded in Kupwara
Another Shot At In Budgam
SHABIR IBN YUSUF
Srinagar, July 13: A policemen was killed in Kupwara district while another was critically injured in two different militancy related incidents across Kashmir since Friday evening.
Police said that Head Constable Sonaullah Zargar of Hardoona Vilgam, in Kupwara district, had gone to a nearby forest area of Hangalpora along with his wife for collection of firewood Saturday afternoon.
The couple, according to police, was intercepted by some unidentified militants in the forest and the militants later chopped off the cop’s head while letting off his wife. The slain policeman is survived by his wife and four children including a girl, police said. Zargar was posted in District Police Lines Srinagar.
Police reached the spot and the area has been cordoned off. A case has been registered and investigations have been started.
In central Kashmir district of Budgam, militants shot at and injured a police officer, Muhammad Maqbool, at Kremshore village.
Police said that Maqbool was on his way to a relative’s house. The officer was fired from a pistol, injuring him critically. He was shifted to Army hospital for treatment.
Earlier, two policemen were killed by suspected militants at Hari Singh High Street in Srinagar in the second week of June.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 14 Jul 2013 00:00:00 IST
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