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2 policemen killed, another injured in Nowgam attack

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Srinagar: Two policemen were killed and another injured as militants attacked a police party in near Nowgam on Friday.
Official sources told GNS that the militants fired upon the police party near Nowgam, injuring three cops who were shifted to the nearby police hospital. However, they said, two of them succumbed to grave injuries.
A police officer confirmed to GNS the killing of the policemen in the attack. He identified the slain duo as Ishfaq Ayoub and Fayaz Ahmad, both from IRP’s 20 battalion. While Ayoub had bullet wounds on the right side of chest and leg, Fayaz had injuries on the right thigh, he said.
 The injured has been identified as Mohammad Ashraf and he has bullet injuries on the right hand.
Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off to nab attackers. (GNS)

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