A policeman was killed and another injured after militants on Monday attacked a police post guarding the National Conference (NC) leader's house at Muran Chowk in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
Reports said that some suspected militants opened fire upon the police party, guarding the NC leaders house Ghulam Mohidin at Rajpora near Muran Chowk.
In the incident, two policemen suffered serious injuries and were taken to nearby hospital where one among the critically injured constable Mudadir Ahmad declared brought dead, they said.
Another injured constable Nazir Ahmad referred to Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment, they said.
The militants according to reports decamped with the service rifles from the possession of two slain cops, he said.
SSP Pulwama Mohd Aslam Choudhary also confirmed the attack and death of the constable Mudasir Ahmad.
He also confirmed snatching of two weapons from the slain policemen.
The entire area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants, he said. (GNS)