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Cop escapes unhurt as unidentified gunmen attack in Srinagar, says police

A vehicle belonging to armed forces stands near site of attack that left 2 civilians injured on August 10, 2021 in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen on Friday fired upon a Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel at SD Colony Batamaloo Srinagar but he had a miraculous escape, officials said.

A top police officer said that at about 1550 hours, suspected militants fired upon the police constable.

However, the police personnel escaped unhurt. Soon after the attack, the officer said that the entire area was cordoned off and searches were launched.

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