Srinagar: A Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Panch and two policemen on Tuesday were injured in separate militant attacks in south Kashmir’s Kulgam and Pulwama districts.
Official sources said that the militants attacked a Panch identified as Arif Ahmad near his residence at Akhran Qazigund. The injured Panch, they said was shifted to emergency Hospital Qazigund with firearm injury in neck.
Official sources described his condition ‘life threatening’
Meanwhile, militants attacked a police party in Pulwama district this evening, injuring two personnel.
Sources said militants lobbed a grenade at the police party near Wanpora Pulwama, injuring head constable Khurhsid Ahmad and SPO Ishfaq Ahmad. The duo suffered splinter injuries and were taken to hospital.
“Both are stable,” they said. A senior police officer confirmed the attack and said that both of them suffered “minor injuries and are stable.” (GNS)
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