Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

The curbs are in force in the Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal and Maharajgunj police station areas of Srinagar, he said.

A constable of the Jammu and Kashmir police was killed when militants attacked a guard post in Badgam district on Friday, official source said.

The militants fired at a guard post in Wadwan village, injuring constable Shamim Ahmad.

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"But Ahmed instead of obeying the diktat and without caring for his own life raised an alarm drawing the attention of his colleagues who were inside the guard-post", said a police spokesman.

However, Ahmad alerted the jawans, who then foiled the bid to snatch weapons. The slain jawan Sgct Shamim Ahmad No 834 Bd (EXK 981992) is a resident of Check Hanjan Yaripora Kulgam. Meanwhile, one youth was injured after the Army allegedly opened fire on protesters in Soibugh area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.Theyouthwho were protesting against civiliankillings pelted stones on the deployedsecurity forces personnel.

According to the report, snatching weapons seemed to be the motive behind the attack.

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