Jammu and Kashmir: Militants attack patrol party near Rajpora police station in Pulwama; one personnel killed

One policeman was killed after militants attacked a patrol party in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, media reports said.

The deceased was among the two personnel who sustained injuries during the attack. "Militants fired upon a naka party of police near Rajpora police station in Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two of our personnel," Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police SP Pani had told PTI.

The injured constables — Abdul Salam and Munir Ahmad — were rushed to a hospital for treatment and their condition was stated to be stable. However, one of them died later.

"The area has been cordoned off and a search for the attackers has been launched," the DIG said. He added that the attack was not on the police station.

With inputs from PTI

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Updated Date: Nov 04, 2017 20:12:42 IST