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Policeman among 2 injured in Srinagar militant attack

A policeman and a pedestrian were injured when suspected militants attacked a police vehicle at Khanyar area of Srinagar on Tuesday, officials said.

Police sources said the suspected militants attacked the policemen of Khanyar police station at Sheeraz Chowk. “In the attack, one policeman and a civilian sustained injuries,” they said.

They said that injured policeman and the civilian were shifted to nearby Rainawari hospital, where both are stable.

Meanwhile, police launched a massive search operation in the area after the attack.

A police spokesman in a statement said that this evening, militants fired upon a police near Sheeraz Chowk area of Srinagar.

“Senior police officers reached the spot to assess the situation,” the spokesman said.

He said that preliminary investigation has revealed that the policeman and the civilian sustained bullet injuries.

The injured policeman has been identified as Constable Abdul Waheed, posted at Police Station Khanyar, while as injured civilian has been identified as Ishtiyaq Ahmad Bazaz, a resident of Nowshera, Srinagar.

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