Three killed and 11 others Jammu and Kashmir armed police personnel have been injured after two terrorists fired upon a police vehicle near Zewan in Pantha Chowk, Srinagar on Monday.
Among the injured police personnel, one is ASI and another a section grade constable succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom. The injured personnel are undergoing treatment at the Army Hospital.
Kashmir Zoned Police Tweeted, “Terrorists fired upon a police vehicle near Zewan in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar. 14 personnel injured in the attack. All the injured personnel evacuated to hospital. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences to the families of those who were killed in the attack and sought details of the terror attack. Prime Minister’s Office tweeted, “PM@narendramodi has sought details on the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. He has also expressed condolences to the families of those security personnel who have been martyred in the attack.”
Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, former Jammu and Kashmir chief Ministers have also expressed condolences to the bereaved families. While Mehbooba Mufti attacked the Center for the incident held in Kashmir.
Mehbooba Mufti said, “Terribly sad to hear about the Srinagar attack in which two policemen were killed. GOIs false narrative of normalcy in Kashmir stands exposed yet there has been no course correction. My condolences to the bereaved families”.