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Two policemen killed in militant attack in Srinagar

By Ians
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Srinagar, May 23: Two policemen, including a junior level officer, were killed on Monday by separatist guerrillas in a hit and run attack in summer capital Srinagar.

A senior police officer told IANS: "Motorcycle borne militants attacked a 'Naka' (checking) party near the mills in Zadibal area of Srinagar city today (Monday).

Two policemen killed in militant attack

"When the motorcycle borne militants were signalled to stop, they fired at the police party resulting in the death of an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and a constable.

"The militants fled after carrying out the attack. A high alert has been sounded in the city to nab the assassins."

This is the first major strike by separatist guerrillas in Srinagar city after the Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP coalition government took office in Jammu and Kashmir.

IANS

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