In yet another daring terror attack, militants shot dead four policemen in the Shopian district of South Kashmir when they were repairing their vehicle, police said.
While two policemen died on the spot, two others succumbed to injuries in a hospital, they said.
The incident happened near Arahama fruit mandi in the district. They said the weapons of the policemen were missing and police have launched a manhunt for the militants.
Earlier in the day , Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir , police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Muniward village in Khanabal area of the district early this morning following specific information about the presence of terrorists there.
An encounter ensued when the terrorists opened fire on the forces, an official said.
Police said two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed in the operation.