Shopian: Four policemen were shot dead by militants at Arhama in Shopian district of South Kashmir on Wednesday. The incident took place near Arahama fruit mandi in the district.
According to sources, the terrorists attacked the policemen when had gone to the area to repair a police vehicle. Soon after killing them, the militants took away their weapons and fled from the spot.
On being informed, police team visited the spot and the area has been cordoned off while search operation is underway.
Earlier today, two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Among the slain was commander Altaf Ahmed Dar alias Altaf Kachroo, one of the oldest surviving militants in the valley.