Militants on Tuesday carried out two predawn attacks on security forces in Pulwama and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two police personnel and leaving 11 others injured.
Militants struck at the police picket guarding the district court complex at Pulwama when people from across Kashmir, including the policemen posted in the guard room, were observing Lailatul Qadr, the night of power.
“The terrorists opened firing on the police personnel, resulting in death of two policemen and injuries to another,” a police official said.
The slain policemen were identified as Ghulam Hassan and Ghulam Rasool. The injured personnel was taken to a hospital for treatment and his condition is stated to be stable, the official said.
In a rare development, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of the slain personnel when their bodies reached their native villages in north…