IHK bomb blast kills four Indian policemen

The policemen were patrolling the area in view of a separatist-sponsored strike there. Image courtesy @ANI Twitter

Four policemen were killed and two seriously injured in an IED blast set off by terrorists in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District on Saturday.

Militant outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad claimed responsibility of the attack. It killed an assistant sub-inspector and three constables, damaged six shops and left a huge crater.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Munir Khan said four policemen were killed in the explosion.

Sources said the IED was planted beneath a shop by the militants and detonated through remote control. In a statement issued to news agency GNS, the Jaish spokesperson said its "Shaheed Afzal Guru squad" carried out the attack.

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They were on patrol when the improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Sopore, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) away from the main city of Srinagar. "My deepest condolences to their families", she said in a tweet. "May the four courageous J&K police personnel killed in the line of duty today rest in piece".

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti condemned the killings. We will have to see other aspects also.

A senior police official in Sopore said the attack seemed to be a planned operation because of the expected deployment of police on the Sopore massacre anniversary.

ASI Irshad Ahmad, 58, leaves behind his mother, wife and four children.

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