Srinagar: Four policemen were killed while one was seriously injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
The IED bomb was planted in the market area and several shops were also damaged due to the high-intensity blast. While three policemen died on the spot, the fourth, who was seriously injured in the blast, succumbed to the injuries later.
Three of the four policemen who lost their lives were identified as ASI Irshad, Mohammad Amin and Gh Nabi. The identity of the 4th slain policeman was not immediately known.
No group has yet claimed the responsibility of the blast.