Policeman killed in militant attack in north Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A policeperson was killed when militants attacked a police naka party in the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara, official sources said here this evening.

They said militants fired at a police naka party at Handwara in Kupwara, resulting in injuries to one policeman, identified as Abdul Kareem. The injured was immediately taken to a hospital, where he was declared brought dead. The militants managed to escape.

They said, a massive search operation has been launched to nab the militants responsible for the attack. (AGENCIES)