Policeman killed in Kashmir militant attack

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) A local policeman was killed in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday, police said.

“Militants fired at a police ‘naka’ (checkpost) in Chowgal area of Handwara tehsil in Kupwara district. One police constable has been killed in this attack,” a police official said here.

“Searches have been launched to trace the militants,” the official added.

–IANS

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