J&K: 2 cops killed in militant attack

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 18:00 hrs

Two constables of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were shot dead when suspected militants attacked them at Srinagar city of the state on Saturday, reports said.

The deceased were identified as head constable Mohammed Maqbool and constable Nazir Ahmed.

The incident occurred at around 2.20 pm, the police said.

The constables were reportedly killed in a targeted attack.

No militant group has claimed responsibility of the attack so far.

The attack took place just three days before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh´s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

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