Constable killed in militant attack in Shopian
Jammu & Kashmir

Constable killed in militant attack in Shopian

Agency News

Srinagar, Sep 30: Militants attacked a police station in Shopian district of south Kashmir, killing a sentry before escaping with his service weapon on Sunday morning, official sources said.

They said a group of militants resorted to indiscriminate firing near the main gate of a Shopian police station,in which sentry constable Saqib Mohiuddin was injured. However, before the security force personnel in the police station could react, militants escaped with the service weapon of Saqib.

The cop was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead. A massive hunt has been launched to nab the militants,sources added.(UNI)