Two security personnel were martyred and 12 injured after a police vehicle was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Monday.
Terrorists opened fire on the vehicle near Zewan in Pantha Chowk area in Srinagar, said the police.
As per the initial statement released by the police, 14 injured personnel were taken to the hospital. However, two of them succumbed to their injuries.
“#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,” said Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet.
“Among the injured police personnel, one ASI and a Selection Grade Constable succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom,” said the police.
Cop escapes unhurt in militant attack
A policeman escaped unhurt in a militant attack in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar on Friday, reports said.
Sources reported that militants fired upon a police constable at about 3:15 pm in the SD Colony area.
However, the policeman escaped unhurt. Soon after the attack, the officer said that the entire area was cordoned off and searches launched.
He said that a case has been registered and further investigations have been launched.
Two brothers drown while extracting sand in Jhelum
Two brothers drowned while extracting stand in Jhelum river in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, reports said.
They said that brothers – Nissar Ahmad Malla and Hilal Ahmad Malla – drowned early today morning in the river while extracting sand near Jetty at Khwaja Bagh.
The family of the duo has been called and efforts are on to retrieve their bodies, said an official.
The brothers hailed from Littarpira village of Bandipora district, he added.
J&K: Massive CASO launched in two villages
Joint Forces launched a massive Cordon And Search Operation(CASO) in two villages of the Kulgam district in south Kashmir.
An official said that the operation on Friday was launched jointly by forces including RR of Indian Army, Jammu Kashmir Police, and CRPF following inputs about the movement of militants in the Kakran Pombay and Katrasoo areas of Kulgam.
He said that the operation was launched following inputs about the presence of militants in these areas.
The search operations in both areas were going on when this report was being filed.
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