Policeman, civilian shot at, injured by militants in Anantnag, Pulwama

SRINAGAR: A policeman and a civilian were shot at and injured by militants in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir today, the police said.
According to a police official, Special Police Officer Turag Singh on traffic duty in Khanabal Chowk area of Anantnag was fired upon by unidentified militants, leaving him injured, a police official said.
The injured policeman was rushed to a nearby hospital, from where he was referred to a hospital here for better treatment, he said.
In Pulwama district, a civilian — identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, a resident of Machpuna Pulwama, but presently staying in Chanapora area of the city — was shot at and injured by militants near Murran Chowk area, the official said.
Mir was rushed to a hospital and his condition was stated to be critical, he said. (AGENCIES)