Qayoom Khan

Srinagar, June 16: Five policemen including an officer were killed after militants attacked them at Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

Official sources told news agency GNS that militants late this afternoon opened indiscriminate fire upon  police party near Achabal area resulting in injuries to five cops.

All the injured policemen were shifted to hospital where doctors declared all of them as dead.

Meanwhile, a heavy contingent of army, SOG, CRPF and police have launched a hunt to nab the assailants.