Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Four policemen were killed on Tuesday in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
The militants attacked a police picket in Zainpora village that was set up to protect members of the minority community.
Police said three policemen were killed on the spot while a fourth policeman died while being shifted to hospital.
The militants escaped with four rifles of the policemen.
A manhunt was launched after the attack to trace the assailants.
The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack.