Cop killed in militant attack in south Kashmir, says police

Armed forces party deployed in south Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Kulgam: A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel was critically injured and later died after militants attacked an armed forces party in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.

According to police, a cop identified as Tahir Khan from Mendhar Poonch was injured when militants hurled a grenade towards a police party near Petrol pump in Qaimoh, Kulgam on Saturday late evening.

“The injured was shifted to Government Medical Collage Anantnag where he succumb to injuries this morning,” he said.

“A grenade incident was reported yesterday night in Qaimoh Kulgam. In this terror incident, 01 police personnel namely Tahir Khan R/O Mendhar, Poonch got injured. He was shifted to GMC hospital Anantnag for treatment where he succumbed & attained martyrdom,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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