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J-K CM condemns killing of 2 policemen


Press Trust of India Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today condemned the killing of two policemen in an attack on police posts in the state.

Two policemen were shot dead by militants yesterday in two separate attacks on police posts, one near the revered Chrar-e-Shareef shrine and another outside the residence of a Hurriyat leader, in the Kashmir Valley, officials said.

The chief minister conveyed her heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families of the slain constables and prayed for their eternal solace.

A group of militants yesterday fired upon a police post near the shrine of Sufi saint Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani in the Chrar-e-Shareef area in Budgam district, killing a policeman, Kultar Singh.

In the second incident, another policeman, Farooq Ahmed, was killed when militants attacked a police post set up to protect the residence of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi, in Soura area of the summer capital of the state, a police official said.

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First Published: Feb 27 2018 | 12:45 AM IST

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