Jammu and Kashmir policeman killed in militant attack in Anantnag; search operation underway to nab assailants

Srinagar: A policeman was killed in a militant attack at Bijbehara town in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday , an official said.

"Militants fired at a police vehicle in Bijbehara and the cops retaliated. In the attack, one policeman sustained injuries," a police spokesman said.

The injured policeman, identified as Bilal Ahmad, later succumbed to injuries, he said.

The area has been cordoned off and a search operation underway to track down the assailants, he added.

Updated Date: May 15, 2018 18:23 PM

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