Attack on police vehicle, 1 civilian dead


Suspected militants on Wednesday evening attacked a police vehicle near Galander in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district during which a civilian got killed.

SHO Pamore Raja Tasleem confirmed that some militants opened fire upon a police vehicle in Galander area.

In the attack, a civilian identified as Manzoor Ahmed Qasab son of Ali Muhammad resident of Awantipora who was driving a Sumo was hit by a bullet got killed. Two policemen of IRP 11 battalion sustained injuries and were shifted to SMHS hospital of Srinagar.

Soon after the attack, army, police and CRPF rushed to the spot and cordoned the whole area.

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