4 policemen injured in Srinagar militant attack

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A policeman was killed and three others were injured after terrorists opened fire at their bus on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in the Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar. However, the militants managed to escape from the spot taking advantage of the darkness, reports added.

"Eight policemen were injured, one of whom has expired, when militants attacked a vehicle of the state armed police in Zewan area around 7.45 p.m.", IANS quoted police as saying.

The official also reportedly said that two police officers were in critical condition. Four cops were injured in the attack.

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Sources said that police had inputs of militants attempting to carry out an attack in Srinagar. They were taken to the Army's 92 Base Hospital at Badami Bagh cantonment in Srinagar, where Head Constable Kishan Lal died due to his injuries, he said. LeT has claimed responsibility for the attack.

On August 31, a Sub-Inspector Gowhar Ahmad of Jammu and Kashmir Police in Barbugh area of Shopian district was killed by terrorists.

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