Militants in the afternoon hours today fired indiscriminately upon a police party at Arhama in district Shopian.
In this incident four cops sustained gunshot wounds and were evacuated to nearby hospital for medical attention. However all the four injured policemen succumbed to their injuries.
The slain policemen were identified as Constable Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, Constable Javaid Ahmad Bhat, Constable Mohammad Iqbal Mir and SPO Adil Manzoor Bhat.
Police has registered a case and initiated investigations in the instant matter.