Jammu and Kashmir: Militants attack police station in Kulgam

Security forces and police guards retaliated, but the militants managed to escape.

Published: 13th July 2018 12:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th July 2018 12:42 PM   |  A+A-

Representational image of army personnel take positions during an encounter with militants. (PTI)


SRINAGAR: Militants attacked a police station in south Kashmir's Kulgam district with automatic weapons on Friday, official sources said.

A group of militants opened fire on police station Yaripora in Kulgam.

Security forces and police guards also retaliated, but the militants managed to escape, the sources said, adding that no one was injured.

Additional security forces have been rushed and entire area has been cordoned off and massive search operation has been launched.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp