Anantnag terrorist attack: Militants attack police patrolling party near district commissioner officer, one security personnel injured

Reported By : Idrees Lone| Updated On : 09 Nov , 2017 , 02:10 PM
Anantnag terrorist attack: Militants attack police patrolling party near district commissioner officer, one security personnel injured. (File Photo)
Anantnag terrorist attack: Militants attack police patrolling party near district commissioner officer, one security personnel injured. (File Photo)
Jammu:

Terrorists attack a police patrolling party near district commissioners office in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. One police personnel critically injured in the attack.

A senior officer of Jammu and Kashmir Police told News Nation that a platoon of state police personnel were patrolling near the district commissioner office, when militants on bikes opened fire at the patrolling party.

Another police officer said, the militants several rounds of bullets were shot at the patrolling team by semi-automatic rifles, possibly a Ak-47. The terrorists escaped the incident site as police personnel took positions to retaliate.

The officer added that all security forces in the region have been alerted and a cordon operation is being conducted to nab or neutralise the terrorists.

The injured Jammu and Kashmir security personnel was rushed to the nearest hospital for medical treatment.

No militant group has yet not claimed the attack.

Earlier on September 9, a police personnel was killed and two others were seriously injured in a terrorist attack in Anantnag, a few meters away from a meeting venue that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was scheduled to attend on September 10.

(More details awaited)

First Published : Thursday, November 09, 2017 01:46 PM

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