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Militants attack police post in Central Kashmir, cop injured

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Srinagar, Feb 25 : A cop was injured after militants attack a police post guarding a famous shrine at Charisharief in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday afternoon.

SSP Budgam Tejinder Singh told GNS that militants fired upon sentry post guarding the Ziyarat Sharief this afternoon.

“In the incident, the sentry suffered injuries and has been hospitalized,” SSP said.

The cop has been identified as selection grade Kultair Singh.

Meanwhile, official sources said that militants, after carried out the attack, decamped with a service rifle (SLR) of the policeman.

Soon after the incident government forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the assailants.

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