Srinagar: Two cops were martyred after terrorists attacked a joint team of police and CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir today. The incident took place in Sopore’s Arampora. Two civilians were also killed during the militant attack. The Kashmir IG said the Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out the attack. Also Read – Councillor, Policeman Killed in Sopore Attack; Cops Say LeT Terrorist Involved
“Two policemen and two civilians lost their lives in a terrorist attack in Sopore. Two other police personnel are injured. Lashkar-e-Taiba is behind this attack,” Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar told news agency ANI.
Police said militants hurled a grenade at a joint party of police and CRPF in the main market of Sopore town.
“Four policemen and 3 civilians were also injured in this attack which took place in the main market of Sopore town,” the police said.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, from where the injured policemen were taken to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital.
“Reinforcements have reached the spot to carry out searches,” police said.
The area has been cordoned off for further inquiry into the matter.