J&K: Terrorists kill 2 policemen in two separate incidents

Terrorists attacked a security guard in Srinagar's Soura area. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Srinagar Feb 25, 2018, 11.46 AM (IST)

Two policemen were killed in two separate terrorist attacks on them in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

A police guard, Constable Farooq Ahmed, was killed in a terrorist attack at the residence of a Hurriyat leader in Srinagar. 

Terrorists also snatched the police guard's rifle. 

The incident took place at the residence of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi at Bilal Colony, Soura. 

Earlier on Sunday, a policeman was killed by terrorists in the state's Budgam district and his rifle was also snatched. 

The policeman was killed after terrorists attacked a police post near the Charar-e-Sharief shrine.. 

The terrorists fired upon a police post near the shrine of Sufi saint Sheikh Noor- ud -Din Noorani in the Chrar-e-Shareef area this afternoon, an official said.

The policeman, Kultar Singh, was initially was injured and later died in hospital.

Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid condoled the deaths on Twitter and also warned policemen over the "proxy war" being waged by terrorists in Kashmir.

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 (With inputs from agencies)

Story highlights

A police guard was killed in a terrorist attack at the residence of a Hurriyat leader in Srinagar. In a separate incident, terrorists attacked a police post near the Charar-e-Sharief shrine in Budgam