Policeman injured in militant attack in Shopian

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Srinagar, July 9: Militants on Thursday shot at and injured a policeman posted at district court complex in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.

The ultras shot at constable Mohammad Ashraf Akhoon at the court complex at around 11.00 am, a police official said. Akhoon, who sustained bullet injuries in his abdomen, was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Militants attack in Shopian

He has been referred to a hospital in Srinagar for specialised treatment as his condition was stated to be 'critical'.

This is second militancy-related incident in Shopian town in the past 24 hours. Militants opened fire on an Army party at Imam Sahib in Shopian last evening, resulting in the death of a jawan.


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