Policeman shot dead in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Saturday killed a local policeman in Pulwama district in South Kashmir.

A senior police officer told IANS in summer capital Srinagar, “Selection grade constable Irshad Ahmad Ganai was leaving his home in Koil village for duties when a militant appeared and shot him from a close range. The constable died on the spot.”

Two days back, militants lobbed two grenades at government forces injuring 15 security men, including three officers in the same district.