2 Cops Hurt as Militants Open Fire During Eid-e-Milad Procession

Sub Divisional Police Officer of Bijebehara Irshad Ahmad and a constable were injured in the firing in Srinagar

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Militants fired at a police team during a procession of  Eid-e-Milad festival in Anantnag,  injuring an officer and a constable. (Photo: Reuters)

Militants on Thursday fired at a police team during a procession in connection with Eid-e-Milad festival in Anantnag, about 50 km from Srinagar, injuring an officer and a constable.

The incident took place in Gooriwan where the police team was on routine law and order duty for the procession marking the birthday of Prophet Mohammad, police said.

Sub Divisional Police Officer of Bijebehara Irshad Ahmad and a constable were injured in the firing, they said, adding both were shifted to a hospital here. Further details of the incident are awaited, police said.

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