Militants attack police vehicle in Pampore, 3 cops injured

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Three cops were injured after militants attacked a police vehicle near Galander Bypass on Srinagar-Jammu highway area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.

According to the reports, militants fired upon a Police vehicle (Tata 407 of IR 17th battalion) at Kandizal near Galander Bypass.

In the attack, three policemen sustained bullet wounds and were taken to nearby hospital for treatment where from they were shifted to army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar.

The injured have been identified as Tanveer Ahmad (critical bullet injury in the head) and Mudasir Ahmad splinter injury in the leg.

Deputy Inspector General of Police South Kashmir Range, Amit Kumar, confirmed the attack and said that three policemen suffered injuries.

He said that the area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants.


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