Militants kill a cop and a civilian in north Kashmir, run away with police rifle

Majid Jahangir, Srinagar
One policeman and civilian were killed on Tuesday in a militant attack in north Kashmir’s Tajur, Sopore, a top police official said.
Militants from a close range fired upon a police cop, who was guarding a shrine. One civilian has also been killed in this firing.
Director General of Police(DIG) north Kashmir Gareeb Das told over phone, ” One police jawan and one civilian were killed in the attack. Service rifle of killed jawan has also been snatched by the militants. It was a militant attack. We have launched search operations in the area to nab the militants.”
The killed cop has been identified as Fayaz Ahmad, while as killed civilian has been identified as Rahman Lone.


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