Police officer among two critically injured in militant attack in south Kashmir

Two policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), were critically injured after suspected militants opened fire on them in south Kashmir''s Anantnag district on Thursday.
Police officer among two critically injured in militant attack in south Kashmir
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Two policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), were critically injured after suspected militants opened fire on them in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday.

 

An official said that DSP Irshad Ahmad Rather and a cop Tanveer Ahmad were escortng a Milad Procession in Gouriwan area of Bijbehara  on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in the district when gunmen opened fire on them.

 

They were shifted to Sub District hospital where from they were referred to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment.

 

The official added that Rather has suffered at least three bullet wounds.

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