Suspected militants attacked a police guard post at a court complex in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early on Tuesday, killing two policemen, Kashmir Reader reported.
One policeman was injured in the attack, which began around 3 am, Pulwama Senior Superintendent of Police Aslam Chowdhary told ANI. He added that the police officer is in a critical condition.
The suspected militants reportedly fled with the weapons of the slain policemen, who were identified as Ghulam Rasool and Ghulam Hassan. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is under way, ANI reported.
Meanwhile, suspected militants lobbed grenades at a Central Reserve Police Force patrol party at Janglat Mandi in Anantnag district on Tuesday. Five CRPF troopers were reportedly injured in the attack and admitted to a hospital, PTI reported.