Three killed in militant attack in Kashmir

Updated - April 21, 2016 03:33 am IST

Published - August 14, 2014 01:31 am IST - Srinagar

Two policemen and a civilian were killed as militants opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

The militants fired at the vehicle of a Deputy Superintendent of Police at Gallander area at around 7:45 pm, leaving the civilian dead and seriously injuring two personal security guards of the officer. The guards later succumbed to injuries.

The identity of the deceased civilian could not be ascertained so far.

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack which was the third on the security forces in the past two days.

A constable of Railway Protection Force (RPF) was on Tuesday shot dead by militants in Pulwama district.

Eight BSF personnel, including an officer, were injured when militants had attacked their convoy at Pampore on the intervening night of August 11 and August 12.

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