Srinagar, June 12 : Two civilians were killed and at least two policemen were critically injured after suspected militants attacked a security forces’ party in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said.
They said militants attacked joint team of Police and CRPF at a Naka in Arampora area in the town. Two pedestrians were killed. They have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Shallah of Shalimar Colony Sopore and Bashir Ahmad of Mahrajpora Sopore.
Injuries to at least two policemen have been confirmed even as more casualties are feared, the officials said.
Dr Zulfikar BMO Sopore told GNS that two persons were brought dead to SDH Sopore. Asked about the injuries suffered by people, he said, details are being recorded.
“There is huge rush and details are being recorded,” he said.
The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers, the official added. Emerging story. More details awaited. (GNS)