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J-K: Policeman killed in militant attack

The station came under attack early after the militants hurled a grenade and then fired indiscriminately at the station’s guard post before escaping.

SNS | New Delhi |

A policeman was killed on Sunday during a militant attack on a police station in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities said.

The station came under attack early Sunday morning after the militants hurled a grenade and then fired indiscriminately at the station’s guard post before escaping, according to police sources.

The constable, who was deployed at the guard post, got injured in the attack and latter he succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

A policeman, identified as Saqib Mir, was killed in a militant attack on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, police said.

“Terrorists in District Shopian fired indiscriminately on Police Station Shopian. The attack was repulsed by alert jawans,” a police spokesman said.

Police have registered a case and investigation has been initiated in the matter, he said.

(With agency inputs)