One policeman was killed while another and one civilian were injured as terrorists attacked a police post in Jamnageri area in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Militants fired at the police guard posted at minority picket Jamnagri in Herpora area of Shopian at around 8:30 pm,” a police official said here.
He said the policemen retaliated, forcing the attackers to flee.
In the gunbattle, a constable Nazeer Ahmad was killed and constable Zahoor Ahmad was injured, the official said.
A civilian was also injured in the incident.
The injured policeman was shifted to the Army’s Base Hospital here.
The area has been cordoned off and a search launched to track down the terrorists, the official said.