Srinagar, August 14 | A day ahead of the Independence Day, Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists shot dead two Jammu and Kashmir policemen and wounded another in indiscriminate firing in Nowgam area on the outskirts of the Srinagar city, police said.
They said the terrorists have been identified and will be neutralized soon.
Terrorists fired indiscriminately on a police party near Nowgam bypass Friday morning, a police official said, adding three policemen were injured in the attack.
The policemen were shifted to a hospital where two of them succumbed and the third was undergoing treatment, the official said.
Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, said the JeM carried out the attack.
PDP condemned the attack, saying it will further aggravate the situation for Kashmiris.