Two policemen and two civilians were killed during a terrorist attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir. Three policeman were also injured in the attack, the police said.
Officials sources say terrorist resorted to heavy firing on a police patrol at main Chowk in Sopore town this afternoon.
Two policemen and two civilians were killed on the spot. The injured including three policemen have been shifted to hospital.
“Two policemen and two civilian were killed in the attack. Three other policemen are injured,” said Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of police.
Mr Kumar said he has reached the attack site and an operation has been launched to track down the attackers.
The attack has come in the wake of large troop movement in north Kashmir. Officials said the troops arriving in the Jammu and Kashmir are those who who had gone for election duty to West Bengal and other states.