Cop in civvies shot at in Srinagar
The policeman was riding his bike when he came under the attack

SRINAGAR — A policeman in civvies was critically injured on Saturday after militants fired upon him near Aiwa Bridge along Dr Ali Jan Road in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district, officials said.

A top police officer told GNS that the cop, Ghulam Hassan Dar son of Ghulam Rasool Dar of Danwar Eidgah, was travelling on his bike, possibly on way to duty at PCR, when militants fired upon him this morning, leaving him critically injured.

The policeman, the driver of a police vehicle, was shifted to the nearby SKIMS hospital, the officer said.

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Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off and searches were launched to nab the attackers, the officer added.

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