Srinagar, Apr 16 (PTI) A civilian and a policeman were injured in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today when militants opened fire on a police party, officials said.

“Today afternoon terrorists opened fire in Shopian which resulted in injuries to one civilian identified as Rafiq Lone and a policeman identified as Bilal Ahmad,” a police spokesman said.

The injured were evacuated to hospital for treatment, he said. The spokesman said a case was registered and investigations taken up. “Preliminary investigation revealed the involvement of outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in this attack,” he added.

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