Policeman, civilian shot at, injured by terrorists in Anantnag, Pulwama


Srinagar: A policeman and a civilian were shot at and injured by terrorists in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir today, the police said.

According to a police official, Special Police Officer Turag Singh on traffic duty in Khanabal Chowk area of Anantnag was fired upon by unidentified terrorists, leaving him injured, a police official said.

The injured policeman was rushed to a nearby hospital, from where he was referred to a hospital here for better treatment, he said

In Pulwama district, a civilian – identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, a resident of Machpuna Pulwama, but presently staying in Chanapora area of the city – was shot at and injured by terrorists near Murran Chowk area, the official said.

Mir was rushed to a hospital and his condition was stated to be critical, he said.