Militants open fire at policeman in Kulgam district of Kashmir

Constable Salim Yousuf was shot at and injured by militants inside his residence at Yamrach in Kulgam district last night.

Published: 28th July 2017 12:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2017 12:10 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Militants opened fire at a police station in Shopian district and shot at a policeman in Kulgam district of Kashmir late last night, police said today.

Constable Salim Yousuf was shot at and injured by militants inside his residence at Yamrach in Kulgam district last night, a police official said.

He said the injured policeman was rushed to district hospital Anantnag where doctors referred him to a hospital here for specialised treatment.

In another incident, militants opened fire on police station Shopian last night.

The cops on sentry duty retaliated, forcing the militants to flee from the spot, the official said adding no one was hurt in the brief exchange of fire.

Earlier yesterday, militants had opened fire on a patrol party of army at Mantribugh in Shopian but there were no casualties reported in the incident.

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