Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police officer was critically injured Friday when separatist guerrillas shot at him near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.
'Separatist guerrillas fired from close range at Sukhpal singh, assistant sub-inspector of police, near the Bagyaz police station in the city Friday. He has been moved to hospital for treatment,' a police officer told IANS.
Hospital sources added that Sukhpal Singh received two bullet injuries and was in a critical condition.
No separatist group has accepted responsibility till now.
With the mountain passes reopening as spring begins, security sources have been put on high alert to thwart infiltration into the Kashmir Valley.
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