Four cops martyred in IED blast
- Author: Ryan Wade Jan 07, 2018,
Jan 07, 2018, 0:55
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Munir Khan said four policemen were killed in the explosion.
Four police officers were killed and two others injured on Saturday in a massive improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, according to reports. It killed an assistant sub-inspector and three constables, damaged six shops and left a huge crater.
He said that immediately after the blast an intensive search operation was launched and the area was cordoned off by the security forces. The policemen were from the 3rd Battalion of Indian Reserve Police.
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It was the first slowdown in growth since early 2016. "The sector therefore is in good shape heading into 2018", he added. Concerns over relatively subdued client demand and government policy changes dampened confidence.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti denounced the attack and urged people to work shoulder to shoulder to break the "vortex of violence" in the State. "My deepest condolences to their families", she tweeted.
Meanwhile all entry and exit points are sealed by security forces in the town.
Constable Mohammad Amin is survived by aged mother, wife, minor son Tajam-ul-Islam about 04 years old, a brother and three sisters.
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Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the attack.
He said constable Ghulam Nabi has aged parents, pregnant wife, four-year-old daughter Faheeqa Nabi, two brothers and two unmarried sisters.
Five CRPF men were killed on 31 December when heavily armed terrorists carried out a suicide attack on a camp of the paramilitary force in Pulwama in south Kashmir. "The separatists had already called for a shutdown in the town", he said.
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