A Jammu and Kashmir Police officer was killed and his daughter injured in a militant attack in Srinagar on Tuesday, police said. Police sources said that militants fired at policeman, Saifullah Qadri and his daughter in Anchar area of Srinagar.
"The policeman and his daughter received bullet injuries in this attack. Both were shifted to the hospital where the policeman succumbed to critical injuries.
"The daughter of the slain policeman is being treated at the hospital. The area has been surrounded for searches," a source said. Later in the evening three civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a security force 'naka' (checkpost) in Kulgam district on Tuesday, police said.
"Militants hurled a grenade and also fired upon a naka party of the CRPF and the local police in Yaripora village of Kulgam. However, the grenade missed the target and exploded some distance away," a police source said.
"Three civilians received injuries in this explosion. They have been shifted to hospital. Their condition is stated to be stable," the source added.
The area has been cordoned off for searches.