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[Just in] Gunmen attack police post in Sopore; one policeman killed

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 August 2015, 17:56 IST

Unverified number of armed men attacked a police post in Sopore town, north Kashmir.


> Two policemen guarding Sultan-ul Arifin Makhdoom shrine in Tujjar Shareef were struck by the terrorists.


> Head Constable Fayaz Ahmad was seriously injured in the attack. He was moved to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to injuries.


> The militants snatched Ahmad's INSAS rifle before fleeing from the scene.


> The area has been placed on alert.



> Special Operations Group of Police, army and CRPF have arrived on spot.

First published: 18 August 2015, 17:56 IST
 
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