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Policeman martyred, two others injured in terrorist attack

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 7 Oct 2016 10:37 PM GMT

Policeman martyred, two others injured in terrorist attack
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Srinagar: A policeman was martyred while another cop along with a civilian was injured when terrorists opened fire at security men who were deployed for protecting Kashmiri Pandits at Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Militants fired at the police guard posted at minority picket Jamnagri in Herpora area of Shopian at around 8:30 pm on Friday," a police official said here.

Police official said strong retaliation from cops forced the attackers to flee.

As per the official, a constable Nezeer Ahmad lost his life while another constable Zahoor Ahmad was injured. A civilian also faced injuries.

Constable Zahoor was rushed to the Army’s Base hospital here.

The area has been cordoned off and search has been conducted by the security men to grab those escaped terrorists.

Also read: Anti-India slogans written on Kashmiri apples found in Haryana

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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