Pulwama: Cop killed, another critically injured in militant attack
Pulwama: A policeman was killed and another critically injured after militants attacked a joint police and paramilitary CRPF party in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday.
A police officer said that the militants fired indiscriminately at the joint naka near Prichoo area of Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two policemen who were been removed to sub-district hospital.
One of them was declared brought dead while another was referred to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital for specialized treatment. Sources said that the joint team also fired back.
The slain cop has been identified as Anoop Singh of IRP 10th battalion while injured has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim.
Meanwhile, the police, CRPF, and army have cordoned off the entire area and launched searches to track the attackers.
Inspector General of Police Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar confirmed to a local news agency the killing of the policeman. He said that the area has been cordoned and further investigations launched.
by INS Desk