Militants attack district police chief’s convoy in Kashmir

January 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday attacked the convoy of the Sopore district police chief in Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two of his guards and a civilian, police said.

“Militants attacked the cavalcade of the Sopore Superintendent of Police, Syed Imtiyaz Hussain. They first lobbed a grenade and then fired from automatic weapons. Two of his guards and a civilian were injured,” a senior police officer told IANS.

Sopore in north Kashmir is 54 km from Srinagar.

-Indo-Asian News Service
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