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Jammu and Kashmir: Policeman injured in militant attack in Shopian

Srinagar: Unidentified militants on Thursday shot at and injured a policeman posted at district court complex in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.

 Jammu and Kashmir: Policeman injured in militant attack in Shopian

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The ultras shot at constable Mohammad Ashraf Akhoon at the court complex at around 11.00 AM, a police official said.

Akhoon, who sustained bullet injuries in his abdomen, was rushed to a nearby hospital. He has been referred to a hospital in Srinagar for specialised treatment as his condition was stated to be 'critical'.

This is second militancy-related incident in Shopian town in the past 24 hours.

Militants opened fire on an Army party at Imam Sahib in Shopian last evening, resulting in the death of a jawan.

PTI

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Updated Date: Jul 09, 2015 12:46:18 IST