Two policemen were killed in an attack by terrorists outside a police station in Baghat Barzulla area of Srinagar district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The terrorists shot the two policemen from close range, a police official said. Security forces have launched an operation to track down the assailants.
The Resistance Front (TRF), shadow outfit of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed the responsibility for attack which was caught on CCTV.
The injured policemen were taken to a hospital where they succumbed, police said. Among the two, one slain policeman has been identified as constable Sohail.
This is the second attack in the city in the past three days. Militants shot at and injured son of a restaurant owner in high security Durganag area of the city on Wednesday.
The attacks in the city have come as a 24-member delegation of envoys from various countries visited Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday for assessing the ground situation in the union territory.