2 policemen gunned down in Kashmir

Two policemen were shot dead by militants night near a police station at Nowgam area here.

Updated: Apr 26, 2011, 00:58 AM IST

Srinagar: Two policemen were shot dead by
militants on Monday night near a police station at Nowgam area here.

The heavily-armed militants opened indiscriminate
firing on a police party returning to Nowgam police station
around 10 pm, police officials said.
Head constable Abdul Khaliq and constable Farooq Ahmad
were critically injured in the attack. They were shifted to a
nearby hospital but were declared brought dead by doctors,
they said.
The militants escaped from the scene in the cover of
darkness. Security forces have cordoned off the area.

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the
attack.

PTI