Two policemen killed, 10 CRPF personnel injured in twin militant attacks in Pulwama, Anantnag

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Srinagar,  Two policemen were killed and at least  Ten  CRPF personnel were left injured in twin attacks by militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Anantnag districts on Tuesday.

The two policemen were killed guarding the court complex in Pulwama district as militants opened fire at the police picket in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.

He added that the cops retaliated, and the two policemen were killed in the ensuing gunbattle. Following the incident, the area has been cordoned off.

In a separate incident,  Ten CRPF jawans were injured in a grenade attack in the state’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. “Militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF party at Janglat Mandi in Anantnag.  Ten CRPF personnel received minor injuries,” a police spokesman said.

He said all the injured were shifted to hospital for treatment where their condition is stated to be stable.

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