Jammu & Kashmir Police

Police on Sunday issued the following statement about the Shopian attack saying that militants in the wee hours fired indiscriminately on Police Station Shopian.

“The attack was repulsed by the alert cops,” the spokesman said.

Apolice spokesman said that in this incident one policeman Ct Saqib Mir also sustained injuries and was evacuated to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. However the injured cop succumbed to his injuries.

Police has registered a case and investigation has been initiated in the matter, said the spokesman.