Javid Amin, Journalist based in Kashmir (J&K). Printer, Publisher, Editor of "Weekly Shohrat - Kashmir" (Print Edition) as well owner of online news portals www.KashmirPost.org / www.KashmirInFocus.com. Aimed at putting Kashmir and its issues on the global platform. An extensively traveled person enjoys writing.

At a time when entire valley is on a high alert in view of Independence Day, militants fired on a police party at Nowgam bypass on Friday morning leaving two cops dead and another critically injured.

Suspected militants on Friday fired upon a police party near Nowgam bypass in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district, leaving two cops dead and another injured.

A police spokesman said on Twitter that the militants opened indiscriminately upon a police party near Nowgam bypass. “Three police personnel (were) injured. They were shifted to hospital for treatment where 02 among them attained #martyrdom,” said the spokesman on Twitter.

He said the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.

The slain were identified as Ishfaq Ahmad and Fayaz Ahmad. The injured was identified as SgCT Muhammad Ashraf. He has suffered a billet injury in his right hand.

“Area has been cordoned off,” he told . The police official said that massive search is on in the area.