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Four cops killed in Shopian militant attack, Three rifles snatched

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Shopian , 29 Aug 2018

In an audacious attack, armed militants gunned down four policemen in broad day light on Wednesday in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.Sources said that a group of policemen escort party of the DSP headquarters Shopian arrived in Arhama area of the district to repair a vehicle, when militants targeted them. Sources added that militants resorted to indiscriminate firing killing three policemen on spot while fourth one succumbed to injuries in the hospital.The slain cops have been identified as Constable Ishfaq Ahmed Mir son of Abdul Aziz Mir of Watergam Dangiwacha, Constable Muhammad Iqbal Mir son of Abdul Rehman Mir a resident of Hardu Chanam Rohama, Constable Javaid Ahmed Bhat son of Nazir Ahmed Bhat of Panzinara Sumbal and SPO Adil Manzoor Bhat son of Manzoor Ahmed, a resident of Zawoora Shopian. Militants also managed to snatch three AK-47 rifles from the slain policemen. The incident created panic in the area while majority of the people mostly youth fled from the village. The surrounding areas were cordoned off shortly after the incident; however, no arrests were made. This is the second deadly attack on cops in South Kashmir. On 16 June 2017, six policemen including Station House Officer were killed when militants attacked their vehicle near Tajwar area of Achabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. (CNS)

 

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