Two policemen killed in Baghat militant attack

Meanwhile the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. GK Photo

Suspected militants on Friday fired upon a police party in Baghat Barzulla area of the region’s main city Srinagar, leaving two cops dead.

A police official said that two policemen received bullet wounds in the attack and were shifted to Bone and Joint Hospital for treatment. 

Officials said that one among the policemen, Sohail Ahmad, died at SMHS where he was admitted after shifted there in critical condition. 

Confirming it, medical Superintendent SMHS Hospital Dr Nazir Chowdhary told news agency GNS that Sohail Ahmad had suffered grave injuries and succumbed at the hospital. 

Meanwhile, another policeman also succumbed to the wounds Identified as Mohammad Yusuf, the cop died at Police hospital here.