Srinagar, Sept. 12 -- - A Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir police was on Sunday afternoon critically injured after suspected militants fired upon a police party in Khanyar area of Srinagar.

Reports said that Police Sub Inspector identified as Arshid Ahmad was injured after unknown gunmen fired upon a naka party near Police Station Khanyar.

"The injured policeman was shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar, where from he was shifted to SKIMS Soura for advanced treatment," officials said.

Meanwhile, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Farooq Jan said that the cop was critical and was being treated upon, according to news agency KNO.

Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.

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