Civilian, cop injured in firing by militants in Shopian

SRINAGAR: A civilian and a policeman were injured in the Shopian district today when militants opened fire on a police party, officials said.
“Today afternoon terrorists opened fire in Shopian which resulted in injuries to one civilian identified as Rafiq Lone and a policeman identified as Bilal Ahmad,” a police spokesman said.
The injured were evacuated to hospital for treatment, he said.
The spokesman said a case was registered and investigations taken up.
“Preliminary investigation revealed the involvement of outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in this attack,” he added. (AGENCIES)