May 2017 News

2 Civilians, Policeman Among 4 Killed In Kashmir Terror Attack

6 May 2017

Srinagar: Two civilians and a policeman were killed in a terrorist attack in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Saturday, while one terrorist was killed in retaliatory action, police said. One of the terrorists was killed, while another was injured in retaliatory firing by police, Director General of Police S P Vaid told PTI. The terrorist, travelling in a car, opened fire on a police team which had gone to Mir Bazaar area to investigate a road accident, the DGP said. He said the police also retaliated and even managed to snatch a pistol from one of the militants. 'Four bodies were found at the spot. Two of the deceased are civilians and one policeman has been martyred,' Vaid said. He said the fourth deceased was a terrorist who was carrying a grenade and some ammunition. 'while one terrorist has managed to escape, we are following the blood trail of another militant who was injured in the police action,' the DGP said.