Srinagar: A policeman was shot and critically injured by militants near bus stand Anantnag in south Kashmir on Monday, sources said.
Witnesses said that militants fired many shots on a policeman injuring him critically. They said a civilian lady was also injured in the incident. She has been identified as Sumit Kour a resident of Chattisinghpora, Anantnag.
Both the cop identified as Ghulam Hassan and the lady were immediately rushed to Janglat mandi hospital Anantnag where from according to police the cop was referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment.
Soon after the incident a heavy contingent of army, police and other forces cordoned off the area and started searches to nab the attackers.
More details are awaited