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Policeman injured in Kashmir militant attack

 2016-04-03 08:39:55.0

Indian security personnel stand guard on a street during a demonstration by Kashmiri protesters against the plan to resettle Hindus, in Srinagar April 10, 2015. India's nationalist government plans to resettle tens of thousands of Hindus in three new townships in Muslim-dominated Kashmir, setting up a confrontation with separatists who say it is an Israel-style policy of creating settlements in occupied territory. REUTERS/Danish Ismail - RTR4WSA2

Srinagar:�A policeman was critically injured when he was fired at by separatist guerrillas on Sunday in Pulwama district of Kashmir.

"A head constable of police identified as Muhammad Shafi was injured when militants fired at police in Muran Chowk," a senior police official told IANS here.

"The injured policeman has been shifted to hospital for treatment," the official said.

The area has been cordoned off and the police was searching for the militants. (IANS)

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