Traffic policeman injured in militant attack in Srinagar's Rajouri Kadal, say officials
Officials said the policeman, Mohammad Abdullah, was shot by the militants from close range while he was on duty
Srinagar: A traffic policeman was injured in a militant attack Wednesday in Rajouri Kadal area of the city, officials said.
They said the policeman, Mohammad Abdullah, was shot at by the militants from close range while he was on duty.
Abdullah has been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, they said, adding further details were awaited.
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