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One policeman killed, seven injured in a militant attack

Srinagar: A policeman was killed and seven others injured as militants attacked a police vehicle in the city’s outskirts on Friday, police said.

Militants ambushed a vehicle of the state armed police in Zewan area of the city’s outskirts, and ‘opened indiscriminate fire’, reported a Kashmir daily newspaper, Greater Kashmir.

“Eight policemen were injured, one of whom has expired, when militants attacked a vehicle of the state armed police in Zewan area around 7.45 p.m,” police said, adding that the area has been cordoned off and searches have been started to trace the militants.

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