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Four cops killed in militant attack in Shopian

Area cordoned off, case registered, says police


Srinagar, Aug 29 (KNS): At least four policemen were Wednesday killed in Arhama area of South Kashmiris’ Shopian district after militants opened fire upon them in this afternoon, police said.
Police said that in this incident four cops identified as Constable Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, Constable Javaid Ahmad Bhat, Constable Mohammad Iqbal Mir and SPO Adil Manzoor Bhat sustained wounds and were evacuated to nearby hospital for medical attention.
However, officials said that all the four injured policemen succumbed to their injuries.
Soon after the incident occurred, the area was cordoned off by the forces to nab the attackers.
Meanwhile, police said that a case was registered while investigations were also initiated in this regard. (KNS)