Cop injured after being shot by militants in south Kashmir, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Pulwama. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Pulwama A police constable of Jammu and Kashmir police was injured on Friday morning after militants fired upon him in Gudaroo area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the officials said.

A top police officer said that a police constable identifying him as Riyaz Ahmad Thoker resident of Gudoora Pulwama was fired upon by militants near his residency, leaving him injured.

He has been shifted to DH Pulwama for treatment, the officer added. Details of his health condition are awaited.

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