Policeman killed in Anantnag militant attack

SRINAGAR: A policeman was killed in a militant attack at Bijbehara town in Anantnag district today, an official said. “Militants fired at a police vehicle in Bijbehara and the cops retaliated. In the attack, one policeman sustained injuries,” a police spokesman said. The injured policeman, identified as Bilal Ahmad, later succumbed to injuries, he said. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation underway to track down the assailants, he added.