Police constable injured critically after attacked by gunmen in Pulwama


Srinagar: A policeman was injured critically after shot at by unknown gunmen at Looswani area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports reaching GNS said that the cop was fired upon by the gunmen from the point-blank range outside his home at Looswani village.

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The sources said that the cop was critically injured in the firing and was immediately taken to the district hospital for treatment.

The injured has been identified as Mohammad Yaqoob son of Lal Shah of Looswani.

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A police officer said that the constable was shot at by suspected militants and was hospitalized.

A case has been registered and further investigations initiated with regard to the incident, he said.

Meanwhile, government forces have arrived on the attack spot and launched a manhunt to nab the assailants.

Earlier today, a trainee police constable was shot dead at Awgam area of Kulgam district. (GNS)

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