Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Cops killed as Terrorists attack police post in Shopian

A police picket was put up to guard members of the minority community in Zainpora village, which was attacked.

Srinagar, Dec 11: Three Jammu and Kashmir Police officials were killed on Tuesday in Shopian district in a militant attack, police said, in which four service rifles were also stolen.

The militants attacked a police picket in Zainpora village that was set up to protect members of the minority community.

Police said three policemen were killed on the spot while a fourth policeman died while being shifted to hospital.

The militants escaped with four rifles of the policemen.

A manhunt was launched after the attack to trace the assailants.

The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack.


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