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J&K Cop injured in Pulwama

Srinagar : A police constable was injured in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, Police said. They said unarmed policeman Riyaz Ahmad Thoker was fired upon at Gudoora Pulwama leaving him injured. “Terrorist fired upon Police Constable Reyaz Ahmad Thoker at his residence at Gudoora, Pulwama. He has been shifted to Hospital…,” a police tweet said. Police said the area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to trace the attackers. The shooting took place a day after Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat was shot dead in his office in Budgam. The killing sparked protests in many parts of the valley with Kashmiri Pandits seeking protection. The protesters even raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP. The killing of Bhat has left Kashmir Pandits especially those employed under the Prime Minister’s rehabilitation package here in utter shock and fear. 

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