Suspected militants on Saturday carried out an attack on the police deployed in south Kashmir's Pulwama district which left one police constable injured.
According to reports, a constable was fired at from point blank range by some unidentified men at Kakpora in Pulwama district.
The constable was identified as Javiad Iqbal of 18 Bn IRP.
The police later cordoned the entire area and search operation has been launched to nab the militants.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) A.G. Mir said someone with the pistol fired at one of the constables deployed at Kakpora in Pulwama.
The constable was injured in the leg.
"He is stable and admitted in the hospital," Mir said.