Four policemen killed in Shopian militant attack

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Srinagar: Four policemen were killed in a militant attack at Arhama in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

Reports said that suspected militants opened fire upon the escort party of DSP headquarters Shopian at Arhama village today in the afternoon.

In the attack, four cops suffered bullet wounds and were rushed to nearby hospital where all of them succumbed to injuries.

The escort party had gone to the area to repair a police vehicle when the incident occurred.

Meanwhile, official sources said that the militants after carrying out the attack decamped with three weapons.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that further details are being ascertained.

Soon after this incident, whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. (GNS)

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