February 2001 News

6 Kashmir policemen shot dead

23 February 2001
The Asian Age

Jammu: Six policemen and a civilian were killed when militants attacked a Jammu and Kashmir police jeep at Dhanpethpora, near Kokkernag, on Friday afternoon. Militants hurled grenades and followed it up with gunfire, killing an inspector, five constables and a passer-by on the spot. The police said the militantsí attack was relentless and gave the policemen no opportunity to retaliate. Inspector Abdul Rashid, who headed Kokkernag police station, was among the dead. Others who died with him are Ghulam Nabi Dar, Manzoor Ahmad, Abdul Ahad and Abdullah.


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