ASI from Doda among four policemen killed in Sopore

 J K News Today

Jammu, January 6

An Assistant Sub Inspector ( ASI)  hailing from Doda is among the four policemen killed in an IED explosion  in Sopore market area Saturday morning .

ASI Irshad Ahmad of Doda   was on law and order duty when the IED exploded killing him and three others in the explosion on the spot.

A police spokesman said that  three others killed in the explosion have been identified as  Constable Ghulam  Nabi of Rohamma , Rafiaabad,  Constable Pravez Ahmad of   Viligam, Handwara and  Constable Mohammad Amin of  Sogam, Kupwara .

 Their bodies have been  dispatched  to their respective places, the spokesman said .

The police claimed to have launched a search operation , but there is no success so far .

However, no  militant   group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

It may be recalled that the unidentified militants had killed  a civilian Arif Ahmad Sofi in Sopore on Wednesday.

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