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Policeman killed in terrorist ambush in south Kashmir

August 26, 2013 16:26 IST

A policeman was killed and a civilian wounded when terrorists ambushed a posse of the special operations group if the state police in south Kashmir Monday afternoon.

A senior police officer said terrorists opened indiscriminate fire at the SOG personnel at Arwani in south Kashmir this afternoon. “One cop died on the spot while a civilian was wounded,” the officer said.

He said the injured civilian was immediately shifted to hospital. The area, he said was cordoned for searches.

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar