Srinagar: In a major militant attack five policemen and two bank officials were killed after a bank vehicle was targeted by militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Monday.
According to reports, group of armed militants opened fire on a cash van of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Pombai village of Kulgam, resulting in death of five cops and two bank officials.
Reports said the militants also looted cash amounting to Rs 3 million and five service rifles of the slain cops.
Sources said that the van was heading towards Kulgam after unloading cash at Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Nehama village.
More details are awaited.