Kashmir : Militants kill police official at Awantipora

BK Online/ Srinagar
October 3, 2017 BREAKING NEWS 251 Views
Kashmir : Militants kill police official at Awantipora

Militants today late evening fired upon a police official in Padgampora village of Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir after which he died of critical bullet wounds.

Sources told news agency GNS that militants fired upon Head Constable Ashiq Hussain who is Munshi of police station Awantipora when he was on way to his home near Padgampora.

The sources said that Ashiq was critically injured in the firing and succumbed shortly after being shot. Government forces have arrived on the attack spot and launched manhunt to nab the assailants, the sources added. (GNS)

Meanwhile,Two policemen sustained splinter injuries in a grenade attack at Juhama area of Baramulla in north Kashmir on Monday evening.

A police officer told GNS that a joint team of Policeand Army has established a Baja at Juhama, Baramulla for routine area domination.

“At about 1850 hours one motorcycle approached from opposite side and while seeing the Naka Party made an about turn”, the officer said.

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