Guerrillas kill three policemen in Kashmir

Srinagar, April 6:

Separatist guerrillas on Monday shot dead three policemen and left two others injured in three attacks at different places in Jammu and Kashmir.


A police officer said the guerrillas attacked a three-member police party at Amshipora village in Shopian district with automatic weapons, killing all of them on the spot.

“A police party of three had gone to Amshipora village in connection with a crime investigation when militants attacked them with automatic weapons,” he said. “A head constable and two constables were killed in this attack.”

Senior police officers and paramilitary officials rushed to the spot.

The Shopian attack came barely hours after the guerrillas fired at and critically injured a police officer in Baramulla district.

In a separate incident, militants on Monday afternoon shot at and critically injured a former militant Rafeek Ahmed Dada outside a bank branch in Tral town of south Kashmir in Pulwama district. The injured was shifted to hospital in critical condition, a police officer told IANS. (IANS)

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