Pulwama- An Indian policeman was killed and another injured after mujahideen attacked a joint police and paramilitary CRPF party in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday.
An Indian police officer said that the mujahideen fired indiscriminately at the joint naka near Prichoo area of Pulwama, resulting in injuries to two policemen who were been removed to sub district hospital.
One of them was declared brought dead while other was referred to Srinagar’s SMHS hospital for specialized treatment, reported news agency GNS.
Dr. Jameel Ahmad Medical Superintendent confirmed that one personnel was declared brought dead on arrival while other, injured critically, has been shifted to SMHS hospital. The slain cop has been identified as Anoop Singh of IRP 10th battalion while injured has been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim.
Meanwhile, the Occupational police, CRPF and army have cordoned off the entire area and launched searches to track the attackers.
Inspector General of Indian police Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar confirmed the killing of the policeman. He said that the area has been cordoned off and further investigations launched.
The incident came a day after mujahideen shot dead two BSF personnel at Pandach area of cental Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Meanwhile, the wreath laying ceremony of the slain cop was held at District Police Lines Pulwama which was attended by IGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, IGP CRPF Rajash Kumar, DC and SP Pulwama besides other officers of Indian occupation.