Militants shoot at policeman in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas on Thursday shot at a policeman in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, critically injuring him, police said.

“Militants shot at constable Muhammad Ashraf Akhoon near the district court complex in Shopian town,” a police officer here told IANS.

The constable was hit in the abdomen. A manhunt has been launched to trace the assailants.

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